The Gothic Panel at PAMLA 2019

deadline for submissions: 
June 10, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Tanner Sebastian, The University of Nevada, Reno

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is looking for papers on gothic literature and the gothic in media for its 2019 conference November 14-17 in San Diego, California. We invite proposals for papers dealing with Gothic literature, culture, and film. This session welcomes proposals on a wide variety of topics, with particular consideration granted to papers that explore gothic children's literature or that engage with the 2019 conference theme of "Send In the Clowns." Possible foci might include adaptations, audience/reception studies, children's gothic, and emotional portrayals in relation to the Gothic. Potential subjects may include, but are not limited to:

Scooby Doo, The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Undertale (video game), Gravity Falls, etc.

Please submit a 250 word abstract to .  Any additional questions, please e-mail Tanner Sebastian (they/them) at