CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

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Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

The Supernatural Studies Journal is now accepting proposals for a themed issue on television (spring 2014), guest edited by Franck Boul├Ęgue and Marisa C. Hayes.

Articles may examine any aspect of the representation of the supernatural within the context of television, past and/or present. We welcome any approach, but request that authors minimize jargon associated with any single-discipline studies.

Suggested topics include:
philosophy, folklore & mythology, politics, gender, race, sexuality, class, monstrosity, transformation and/or adaptation, hybridity, vampires, shapeshifters, ghosts and hauntings, demons and angels, heroism, villainy, desire, history and memory, power, possession and/or mind control

Additionally, we are seeking reviews of television series featuring elements of the supernatural (800-1,000 words in length), including but not limited to: The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Dark Shadows, The Invaders, Tales from the Dark Side, Tales From the Crypt, The X Files, Charmed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Six Feet Under, True Blood, The Walking Dead, Supernatural, Lost, Fringe, The Vampire Diaries, etc.

For articles: please send a 300-500 word abstract (or complete article, if available) and C.V. by July 31, 2013. All submissions will be acknowledged. Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed by August 31, 2013. If your abstract is accepted, the full article (3,000 -6,000 words, including references) will be January 31, 2014.

For reviews: please send a C.V. and description of the show/series you would like to review.

Please e-mail submissions to: supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

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