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[ecrea] 21st Century Gothic Symposium - Call for Papers

Mon Jun 16 22:08:29 GMT 2008

>The Film & Television and English programmes at St. Mary's University
>College are proposing a one-day symposium on the theme of the Gothic in
>the 21st Century with an aim of encouraging interdisciplinary and cross-
>disciplinary work. We encourage abstracts on all aspects of the Gothic
>within more contemporary culture, however proposals on historic aspects of
>the Gothic which provide a comment on 21st century or neo-Gothic are
>welcome. It is the aim of the Symposium to provide a wide range of themed
>panels and to bring together researchers from different disciplines,
>creating a useful dialogue across the field of the Gothic. The symposium
>will allow researchers in the field to identify and explore current
>debates on the Gothic with a particular focus on contemporary culture. We
>encourage submissions from postgraduate students.
>We are delighted to confirm Dr. Catherine Spooner as the Keynote Speaker.
>Abstracts of 250-300 words are invited on (but not restricted to) the
>Re-readings of the Gothic
>Theorising the Gothic for the 21st century
>Recent adaptations of the Gothic
>The value of the Gothic in the 21st century/The Gothic and the postmodern
>Changing forms/functions of the Gothic
>Contemporary Gothic in film, television, music, poetry, and art
>Gothic architecture and 21st century spaces
>Gothic imagery and new media, e.g. gaming, internet
>Gothic (or Goth) audiences and fan cultures
>The event is scheduled for Saturday 24th January 2009 and will be held at
>St. Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill campus, Twickenham, UK.
>Deadline for abstracts: Friday 12th September 2008.
>Conference organisers: Brigid Cherry, Peter Howell, Caroline Ruddell.
>For further information please contact Caroline Ruddell on
>(ruddellc /at/
>Dr Caroline Ruddell
>Lecturer in Film and Television
>St. Mary's University College
>Waldegrave Road
>Strawberry Hill
>Twickenham, UK
>TW1 4SX
>Tel: +44 (0) 20 8240 4174
>Email: (ruddellc /at/

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