Further Adventures in Wonderland: The Afterlife of Alice

full name / name of organization: 
Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Thursday 1st December 2011
Manchester, United Kingdom

Papers are sought for a one-day conference in Manchester on representations and interpretations of Alice in Wonderland in popular culture. This conference seeks to address the perennial popularity of Lewis Carroll’s creation, and to explore her most recent incarnations. Possible themes may include (but are not limited to):

 Film, TV and animated adaptations
 Translations, editions, sequels and prequels
 Music – pop, punk, rock and metal
 Fashion – from stripy tights to tattoos
 Psychedelia and drug culture
 Gothic Alices – subcultures, dress, artwork
 Disney’s Alice
 Merchandise, ephemera, collectibles

Abstracts of 250-300 words (for a 20 min paper) should be sent via email to Dr. Hannah Priest at conference@hic-dragones.co.uk by Thursday 1st September 2011.

Selected papers may be invited for inclusion in an academic collection of essays following the conference.

For information, please see www.hic-dragones.co.uk/events

cfp categories: 
american
childrens_literature
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond