Marilyn Monroe as Author (ALA, May 24-27); (deadline 1/3)
Seeking papers on any topic related to Marilyn Monroe's writings, with special interest in the recently-released archival collections Fragments and MM-Personal. While inter-textual readings using films are welcome, the focus should be on Monroe-authored texts. Suggested topics: gender and sexuality; race; queerness; influences; anxiety; depression; psychoanalysis (in practice and theory); Modernism and postmodernism; auto- and biography; archival studies; performance studies; Monroe and her contemporaries.
1-page submissions by 1/3, 2012