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Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA (6/1/10; Danbury, CT 11/11-12/11)
full name / name of organization:
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy and Legend Area Chair
CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited from scholars of all levels for papers to be presented in the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area. Presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes in length and may address any aspect of the multi-media genres of science fiction, fantasy, and/or legends in popular culture, though we are particularly interested this year in papers devoted to fan appropriation of this material. Please see our website (http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/) for further details and
Given the proximity to Halloween, we are also interested in proposals devoted to the investigations of the medieval in Gothic and Horror narratives for a session entitled “Monstrous Medievalisms 2011" to be sponsored by The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages.
If you are interested in proposing a paper or panel of papers, please send a paper proposal of approximately 250 words and a one-page CV to both the Program Chair AND to the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair at the following addresses (please note "SF/Fantasy/Legend Proposal" in your subject line):
Michael A. Torregrossa
The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) is a regional affiliate of the American Culture Association and the Popular Culture Association. NEPCA is an association of scholars in New England and New York, organized in 1974 at the University of Rhode Island. We reorganized and incorporated in Boston in 1992.
Membership in NEPCA is required for participation. Annual dues are currently $30. Further details are available at http://users.wpi.edu/~jphanlan/NEPCA.html.