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Zombie Culture -All Aspects-Presentations-Film-literature-television-video games
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Southwest Popular Culture Association-2014
Call for papers: Southwest Popular / American Culture Association - Zombie Culture
The conference theme this year is: Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today &Tomorrow The area chair for Zombie Culture seeks papers and presentations on any aspect of the zombie in popular culture and history. It seems as though the world has gone “zombie crazy.” There are zombie walks, games on college campuses like “Humans Vs. Zombies,” zombie children’s books, zombie poetry, fiction, video games, zombie ammunition and guns, and zombie running contests. Almost anything can be “zombified” and society and fans all over the world are literally “eat it up.” The zombie has come to represent the chaotic world we live in, and courses continue to pop up on college and university campus all over the world. This is due in large part to the success of films like Night of the Living Dead, Zombie Flesh Eaters (Zombi 2), Dawn of the
Any aspect of Zombie Culture will be given consideration. However, in keeping with the theme of the conference SPECIAL ATTENTION will be paid to those proposals which discuss the distinctive American aspects of the zombie in film, literature, and popular culture in general.
Some topics to consider:
These are just a few of the topics that could be discussed.
Please submit your title, and 100- to 250-word abstract by November 1, 2013, through our database, which can be accessed at:
A video tutorial for submissions is available at:
The organization also has a new open access peer reviewed journal that encourages you to submit your work.
See: Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
35th Annual Conference Southwest Popular/American Culture Association February 19-22 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque,