James Joyce and His Influence on Contemporary Popular Culture, Essay Collection (October 31, 2009)

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Erin Hollis
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Submissions are invited for a collection focusing on intersections between Joyce and contemporary popular culture. Articles should focus in some way on connections between Joyce’s disparate texts and popular culture. Articles included in this collection must be written collaboratively and must address James Joyce and his affect on or intersection with Contemporary Popular Culture. Your article may address any or all of Joyce’s texts.

Some possible intersections that might be addressed include Joyce and:
• The Office
• Reality TV
• the work of Joss Whedon
• The Beatles
• Radiohead
• the Harry Potter series
• The Daily Show/The Colbert Report
• the work of Wes Anderson
• graphic novels
• The West Wing
• The Simpsons
• Family Guy
• Lost
• Scrubs
• Flight of the Conchords

Other popular culture topics are also welcome. Collaborations between scholars are free to take whatever form you wish. Proposals of 500 words are due by October 31, 2009. Please also include a CV for each of the collaborators. Submit these materials to Erin Hollis (ehollis@fullerton.edu).

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