Walking Dead - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Deborah Christie
contact email: 
supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com

Articles are invited for an edited collection on issues related to any element of The Walking Dead (either the original graphic novel or the AMC television series). The following categories suggest possibilities for exploration but are by no means exhaustive:

• Zombies/the Undead
• The postapocalyptic world
• Monstrosity
• Fandom and/or Reception
• Transformation and/or Adaptation
• Posthumanism
• Gender
• Race
• Hybridity
• Heroism
• Villainy
• History
• Memory
• Power
• Violence

What to Send:
300 - 500 word abstracts (or complete articles, if available) and CVs should be submitted by June 1, 2013. If an abstract is accepted for the collection, a full draft of the essay (5000 – 8000 words) will be required by November 1, 2013.

Abstracts and final articles should be submitted to supernaturaltelevision@gmail.com. Please include “Walking Dead Submission” in your subject line.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
religion
rhetoric_and_composition
science_and_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond