CFP: Essay Collection Tentatively Titled Supernaturally Grimm: Fairy Tales on TV, proposals due January 15, 2012
Pauline Greenhill and Jill Rudy are soliciting proposals for a book
> project which will gather new, original, previously unpublished essays
> covering a range of aspects of fairy tales on television. Submissions
> may address such areas as: specific series, like the current Grimm
> and Once Upon a Time shows or Nickelodeon's animated Grimm's Fairy
> Tale Classics, which use fairy tales as organising themes; fairy-tale
> themed episodes in series like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Muppet
> Babies, and Rocky and Bullwinkle's "Fractured Fairy Tales;"
> made-for-television feature-length fairy tale adaptations, like
> Catherine Breillat's Bluebeard; uses in made-for-television films of
> fairy tale images and themes as in The Red Riding Trilogy; television
> auteurs who often use fairy tales like Joss Whedon or Rob Tapert;
> fairy tale television fandom; themes in fairy tale television
> including crime and vampirism; fairy-tale premised reality television
> shows like the Canadian LGBT Fairy Tale; made-for-television
> mini-series like The 10th Kingdom; specials, like holiday
> presentations of The Nutcracker; and other topics. We are interested in live-action and animated material for children and adults and will be happy to consider additional ideas not specified here.
> Anticipating a wide readership, we prefer projects that would be
> accessible, yet challenging, for an upper-level undergraduate audience
> as well as graduate students and specialists in a variety of fields.
> Please send a 250-500 word (strict limit) abstract with title to both
> Jill Rudy and Pauline Greenhill by January 15, 2012. Please also send
> a 1-2 page c.v., with current position and relevant publications.
> Please send as an e mail attachment in Word. Decisions will be made
> by January 31, 2012 and confirmations sent shortly thereafter.
> Quality drafts of 8-10,000 words including notes and bibliography
> (Chicago online author-date style) will be expected for May 31, 2012.
> If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us both.
> Pauline Greenhill: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Jill Rudy: email@example.com