CFP: Post-Modern Vampire (6/15/06; PCAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Cassidy, Thomas J.
contact email: 

Papers are being sought for a panel on "The Post-Modern Vampire"
(Blacula, Interview with a Vampire, Blade, Angel, etc.) at the Oct 5-7
Savannah, GA meeting of the Popular Culture Association of the South.
We are particularly interested in how the vampire is or specifically is
not a locus for societal disquiet about issues of race, class, and sex.
Please send an abstract and vita to ASAP; no later
than June 15.
Thomas Cassidy
Professor, English and Modern Languages
South Carolina State University
The function of the university is not simply to teach bread-winning, or
to furnish teachers for the public schools or to be a centre of polite
society; it is, above all, to be the organ of that fine adjustment
between real life and the growing knowledge of life, an adjustment which
forms the secret of civilization. ~ W.E. B. DuBois
There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the
conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide. ~Ralph
Waldo Emerson

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