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Fwd: CFP: 11th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)
full name / name of organization:
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
11th Global Conference
Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Call for Presentations
Presentations, papers, reports, work-in-progress, workshops and pre-formed panels are invited on issues related to any of the following themes:
-Humans as monsters and monsters as humans: Popular media sensationalism and fascination around humans as mass murderers, serial killers and pedophiles (Hitler, Ted Bundy, Jimmy Saville etc) and films such as Saw and Hostel where monsters are very much part of our everyday evironment whilst figures such as Dexter and vegetarian vampires, that only kill animals or bad people, are considered heroes.
All of the above can also be considered in relation to, cultural and geographical specificity, gender and sexuality, ethnicity and historical approaches.
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a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract, f) up to 10 keywords
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The aim of the conference is to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting. All papers accepted for and presented at this conference are eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers may be invited to go forward for development into a themed ISBN hard copy volume.
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