Call For Papers: Panel on Chicana/o Horror and Science Fiction (NACCS-Tejas Foco 2012 in Edinburg, Texas)

full name / name of organization: 
Monica E. Montelongo and Orquidea Morales

We are looking for anyone interested in forming a panel on Chicana/o Horror and Science Fiction for the upcoming NACCS-Tejas Foco 2012 in Edinburg, Texas.

Film, literature, graphic novels, media studies, video games, and interdisciplinary approaches are welcomed!

Some information on the conference:

The conference seeks to bring together scholars, teachers, artists, activists, and other individuals or groups dedicated to Chican@ Studies and Latin@ Studies. With a trans-/extra-disciplinary approach, the 2013 annual conference will represent areas of concern in Chican@, Latin@, Ethnic, Gender, and Critical Race Studies, History, Philosophy, Art, Literature, Theatre and Performance, Music, Social Psychology, Education, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, and other approaches concerned with social justice. Proposals on the methods and outcomes of participatory or action research are particularly encouraged. The program will feature panels on Human Rights, Critical Pedagogies and Epistemologies, Native Issues, Decolonization / Democratization, Gender and LGBTQ Issues, Race and Racialization, Politics, Language, Transnationalism and Immigration. Those with experience as students, teachers, activists, scholars, artists, and other community members are invited to submit the following types of proposals: panels, papers, performances, posters/exhibits, creative activities, testimonios, round tables, film screenings, workshops, and other innovative presentations.

If interested, please contact by November 28, 2012. Deadline for proposals is December 1, 2012:
Monica E. Montelongo (
Orquidea Morales (