The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers/presentations on any aspect of the Twilight series of novels by Stephenie Meyer or any aspect of the Twilight films for a special series of panels at this year's PCA/ACA national conference in St. Louis, Missouri March 31-April 3, 2010.
Papers should be limited to a reading time of 15-20 minutes (3 person panels allow for 20 minute papers while 4 person panels allow for 15 minute papers; panels will be formed no later than January 2010 in order to provide panelists ample time to adjust their presentations).
Please email a 250-350 word abstact to:
or Patrick Mcaleer
If you want to form your own panel of 3 or 4 presenters unified around a particular theme as it relates to these novels or films, please send panel proposals along with brief abstracts of each paper, each paperís title, and contact information for each presenter in addition to designating one presenter as the Panel Chair. Discussion panels of 4-6 participants each are also encouraged.
All presenters must be (or become) members of the PCA or ACA and must register for the conference. Membership and registration information will be sent upon presentation acceptance. Please note that paper acceptance obligates participants to present the paper at the conference. Additionally, as per PCA/ACA guidelines, multiple submissions to different areas are not allowed (although you can present a paper and participate as a round-table speaker), and you must be present at the conference to read your own paper
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