UPDATE: Rocky Horror and Popular Culture (1/20/04; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Weinstock
contact email: 

The deadline for submissions has been extended to January 20th, 2004.

Contributions are invited for a collection of academic essays on The Rocky
Horror Picture Show and popular culture with appropriate publishing house
interest. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

        RHPS and cult films
        RHPS fandom, performance, and viewing practices
        RHPS and youth culture
        RHPS and the Gothic
        RHPS and other cinematic genres, including the horror film and the musical
        RHPS and popular music
        RHPS and pornography
        RHPS in the context of 1970s American and world culture
        RHPS's current popularity and significance
        Queer and feminist approaches to RHPS
        RHPS on Broadway

Complete essays are due by January 20th, 2004. Essays should be roughly 20
pages (including notes) and adhere to MLA in-text citational format.
Interested persons are encouraged to discuss ideas with the editor in
advance of submitting essays.

Inquiries and essays to:

                Jeffrey Weinstock
                Department of English
                Central Michigan University
                Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
                (989) 774-3101

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