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15 Oct 2016 at 2:16 pm #8631
Southwest Popular American Culture Association Conference, February 15-18, 2017
NOTE: ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THIS WONDERFUL CONFERENCE IN FEBRUARY 2017
The Area Chair of the Cormac McCarthy area is seeking paper proposals on any aspect of the work of Cormac McCarthy, including novels, plays, television and film scripts, and adaptations. We invite presentations about all facets of McCarthy’s work, ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies. Paper presentations should present an arguable thesis or develop a compelling question.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
McCarthy and the West
McCarthy and apocalypse
Narration and historical imaginaries in McCarthy’s work
McCarthy and Hollywood
Issues in film adaptation
Neoliberal discourse and/in McCarthy
Southern gothic and its meaning now
Horror and McCarthy
McCarthy and nature / the environment
All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at http://conference2017.southwestpca.org/
For details on using the submission database and on the application process in general, please see the Proposal Submission FAQs and Tips page at http://southwestpca.org/conference/faqs-and-tips/proposal-submission-faqs-and-tips/
Individual proposals for 15 minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged, but not required.
For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the FAQs and Tips page.
The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2016.
For inquiries or information (but NOT proposals), email Katherine Sugg at email@example.com
30 Oct 2016 at 8:04 pm #866331 Oct 2016 at 10:50 am #8664
- This topic was modified 5 months, 4 weeks ago by Rick Wallach.
Just sending mine in now…thanks for the reminders Rick. I meant to say so earlier….but was too busy juggling and writing!
This is like…the most awesome conference. It’s like comic con for bookworms!
Candy MinxQuote01 Nov 2016 at 9:00 am #8665
Delighted you’re coming! Are you ready for the personally escorted culinary tour of northern New Mexico indigenous eateries? Are you ready for….Manny’s strawberry pancakes??? Are you ready for….the chicken fried steak and coffee mocha milkshake at the Route 66 Diner??? The bar was set at Caplansky’s. Let’s see what we can do about that. (Bring Stagg to help vacuum up the leftovers.)
01 Nov 2016 at 10:53 am #8667
- This reply was modified 5 months, 3 weeks ago by Rick Wallach.
Oh Stagg will be there! For real. Looking forward to the tour! If my precis gets accepted of course, pending.
We hope to also have a booth there with his art work.
Which reminds me one of the other attractions are all the books and vendors on display and for sale.
Do you want to share a table/booth with Stagg for the bookstore? That would be epic! LOL
we plan going to se Lee again too!
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