UPDATE: Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Serenity: Whedonverses (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)
All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for 2007.
New Areas Added.
Still Accepting Proposals for Panels on Joss Whedon's Work
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2006
Special CFP: Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Serenity (Whedonverses), Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/06; 2/14-17/07)
The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA, February 14-17, 2007, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque, NM.
The SW/TX PCA/ACA annual conference represents one of the nation's largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Area is one of the largest areas at the SW/TX PCA/ACA and has
had especially fine presentations. There have been multiple successful panels on the work of Joss Whedon (seven in 2006). The Area Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area again would like to invite paper and
panel proposals on the special topic of Joss Whedon's work, including Buffy: TVS, Angel, Firefly, and Serenity.
We especially encourage presentations on, but not limited to:
* socioeconomic class
* Firefly's transformation into Serenity
All Whedonverse topics will be considered.
Please send (preferably electronic) queries, 250 word paper proposals, and 500 word panel proposals to
Alyson Buckman, PhD
California State University, Sacramento
Include full contact info (name, institutional affiliation if any, snail mail address, and e-mail) for all participants and working titles for proposals.
Deadline for proposal submissions: November 15, 2006. The registration deadline is December 31, 2006. All participants must register by that date or will not be permitted to present or appear in the program.
For more details on the conference, please visit the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association:
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/. For more information on the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, please visit:
http://www.geocities.com/pcascifi/index.html. Whedonverse proposals should be submitted solely to the address above (email@example.com).
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