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CFP: Gothic Studies Conference (11/1/2011; 3/16-17/2012)

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
March 16-17, 2012
National University, San Diego, CA

As interest in Gothic studies grows exponentially, what is considered Gothic and how we define it continues to evolve. At this conference we will explore not only the origins of the Gothic, but the evolution of the genre.

Papers which explore any aspect of the Gothic in literature, film, and other media are encouraged.

Topics which could be explored include:

  • Origins of the Gothic
  • Commercialization of the Gothic
  • Trade Gothic
  • Romanticism and the Gothic
  • Victorian Gothic
  • Domestic Gothic
  • Continental Gothic
  • Gothic in the media
  • Gothic spaces
  • Neo-Gothic
  • The Goth culture
  • Selling the Gothic
  • Gothic Film

Abstracts (350 words max.) for 20 minute papers may be submitted to Colin Marlaire: cmarlaire@nu.edu until November 1st, 2011. Early submission of proposals is encouraged.

For information on the journal, Studies in Gothic Fiction, visit http://www.zittaw.com/

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