"Horror," SW/TX PCAACA, Albuquerque, 2/10-13/2010
CALL FOR PAPERS
31st Anniversary Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 10-13, 2010
The area chair for Horror of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association invites all interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in literature, film, television, or general culture.
Especially encouraged are presentations on the changing face of horror between 9/11 and the end of the Bush administration; on overloked and underestimated films from the U.S.; on remakes and reimaginings of classic horror films during this period.
If you are interested in being a presenter, please send a detailed abstract (300-400 words) for a paper of 18 to 20 minutes reading time via e-mail. Please provide contact information, such as name, mailing address, phone number, and especially e-mail address.
If you want to propose a panel of four speakers, or three speakers and one respondent, please include the following information: panel title; name and contact information of the panel chair; an abstract for each paper; contact information for each presenter.
The deadline for abstract and panel submissions to the area chair is December 15, 2009. Priority registraton ends November 1, 2009.
For information about the registration process, registration fees, membership, graduate student awards and course credits, and information about travel and location, please consult the Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA's official web site: swtxpca.org
The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras, Albuquerque, NM 87102. For reservations and information, call 505.842.1234.
Please send all abstracts, panel proposals, and queries to:
Prof. Steffen Hantke
Department of English,