Mystery & Detective Fiction - RMMLA 2014, Oct. 9-11, Boise, ID

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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

We are now seeking proposals for the Mystery and Detective Fiction session at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention. We welcome studies on any aspect of mystery and detective fiction, film, and television from any period or region. We encourage analyses of mystery sub-genres (e.g., children's mysteries, GLBTQ mysteries, historical mysteries, detectives of color), theoretical explorations of the genre, and interdisciplinary or comparative studies. To apply, please send an abstract of 250-500 words to John Caruso and Joshua Leavitt at by March 1, 2014. We'll notify all applicants by March 30.

The 2014 RMMLA convention will take place in Boise, Idaho from October 9-11. All presenters must join or renew their membership in the RMMLA by April 1. For more information, visit