Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference

Call for Presentations:

 

Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference co-chairs invite all interested scholars and academics to submit presentation abstracts related to horror studies for consideration to be presented at the Second Annual StokerCon, April 27-30, 2017 held on the historic The Queen Mary, moored at Long Beach, California (see: www.queenmary.com ).ANN-RADCLIFFE

 

Horror continues to be a dominating genre within the wider pop-culture arena, and continued academic analysis of horror remains critical. Hence, we are looking for presentations that will discuss completed or works-in-progress that expand the scholarship on various facets of horror that proliferates in:

  • Art
  • Cinema
  • Comics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Etc.

We invite papers that take an interdisciplinary approach to their subject matter and can apply a variety of lenses and frameworks, such as, but not limited to:

  • Auteur theory
  • Close textual analysis
  • Comparative analysis
  • Cultural and ethnic
  • Fandom and fan studies
  • Film studies
  • Folklore
  • Gender/LGBT studies
  • Historic analysis
  • Interpretations
  • Linguistic
  • Literature studies
  • Media and communications
  • Media Sociology
  • Modernity/Postmodernity
  • Mythological
  • Psychological
  • Racial studies
  • Semiotics
  • Theoretical (Adorno, Barthes, Baudrillard, Dyer, Gerbner, etc.)
  • Transmedia

Conference Details

 Please send a 250 – 300 word abstract on your intended topic, a preliminary bibliography and your CV to AnnRadCon@gmail.com by December 31, 2016. Responses will be sent out during January, 2017.

Organizing Co-Chairs

NDMB
Nicholas Diak  & Michele Brittany

Email: AnnRadCon@gmail.com

The Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference is part of the Horror Writers Association’s Outreach Program. Membership to the Horror Writers Association is not required to submit or present, however registration to StokerCon 2017 is required to present. StokerCon registration can be obtained by going to www.stokercon2017.org. If interested in applying to the Horror Writer’s Association as an academic member, please see http://horror.org/joining-the-hwa/

 

StokerCon is the annual convention hosted by the Horror Writers Association wherein the Bram Stoker Awards (R) for superior achievement in horror writing are awarded.