CFP: Detective Fiction Area (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/07-10/29/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander Howe
contact email: 
howe_a@comcast.net

The Detective Fiction area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture =
Association seeks proposals for the organization's Annual Conference, =
Oct. 27-29, 2006 in Baltimore Maryland.

Proposals may address any period of mystery/detective fiction from the =
nineteenth through the twenty-first century. Specific topics might =
include individual authors; the development of the genre or various =
sub-genres; distinct types such as the historical, police procedural, =
hard-boiled, amateur detective, academic detective, cozy, regional, =
etc.; or themes such as violence, the city, reason and analysis, =
history, nostalgia, place or setting, love and sexuality, gender, etc. =
Proposals that address the intersection of detective fiction with other =
media (e.g., graphic novels, film, television, etc.) and other genres =
(e.g., sci-fi, horror, domestic fiction, etc.) are especially welcome. =
Proposals should be limited to 250 words. Please include address, phone =
number, e-mail address, and university or professional affiliation.

Send submission to howe_a_at_comcast.net no later than June 15, 2006. =
Please include your proposal in in the body of your email with the =
subject heading "MAPACA Conference."

Alexander Howe, Ph.D.
Area Chair, Detective Fiction
MAPACA (http://www.wcenter.ncc.edu/gazette/ )
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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches