Call for Papers: Conference on Ireland and the Supernatural and Southern Regional ACIS Meeting, Feb. 14-15, 2014, at the
Embassy Suites, 1100 SE 17TH St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
TOPICS MAY INCLUDE:
Celtic and Irish mythology; the fairy world; the banshee (bean sí); fallen and other angels; Catholic teachings vs. Irish folk traditions/ beliefs; Irish fairies, elves, leprechauns, etc., in modern popular culture (including books, television, film and the arts); W. B. Yeats and Protestant magic; Irish Gothic literature; second sight/prophecy; Land of the Dead/Otherworld in Irish thought; Irish ghosts and other revenants; the vampire in Irish and world mythology/ literature/culture; martyrdom and blood sacrifice in Irish nationalism; the “American wake” and the concept of death in relation to Irish emigration. Comparative studies are encouraged. Topics other than the major conference theme will also be considered.
Proposals for papers, including 100-word abstracts, or for panels, including speakers and topics, should be submitted by Sept. 5, 2013, to Prof. James Doan (firstname.lastname@example.org), Prof. Barbara Brodman (email@example.com) or Prof. David Kilroy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
James Doan, Div. of Humanities
Nova Southeastern Univ.
3301 College Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
Fax: 954-262-3881 Email: email@example.com Visit the website at http://www.acissouth.com
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