True Crime – Call For Papers

True Crime: Fact, Fiction, Ideology is an interdisciplinary conference seeking to explore this genre in its myriad incarnations. Proposals are sought for 20 minute papers.

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Cannibals Call For Papers

Cannibals: Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture 25-26 April 2013 Manchester, United Kingdom From contemporary horror film to medieval Eucharistic devotions, from Freudian theory to science fiction, cannibals and cannibalism continue to repel and intrigue us in equal measure. This two-day interdisciplinary conference will explore humanity’s relationships with, and attitudes towards, cannibalism, whether fascination, horror or purely […]

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Afterlife of Dorothy Call For Papers

Thursday 7th February 2013 Manchester, UK CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are sought for a one-day conference in Manchester on representations and interpretations of Dorothy and Oz in popular culture. This conference seeks to address the perennial popularity of L. Frank Baum’s creations, and to explore their most recent incarnations. Possible themes may include (but are […]

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Monsters Call For Papers

Monsters: Subject, Object, Abject April 12th-13th 2012 The Manchester Museum, Oxford Road Manchester, United Kingdom This two-day interdisciplinary, cross-period conference will explore humanity’s perennial fascination with the monstrous. From children’s toys to religious architecture, from medical and legal definitions to Gothic romance – cultural products resonate with fear, obsession and desire for the monster. CALL […]

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Afterlife of Alice Call For Papers

Further Adventures in Wonderland: The Afterlife of Alice International Anthony Burgess Foundation Manchester, United Kingdom Thursday 1st December 2011 A one-day inter-disciplinary conference in Manchester, UK, exploring the influence, interpretation and representation of Alice in Wonderland in contemporary popular culture. Dress and style, music and film – Alice is out of the rabbit hole and […]

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