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CFP: VIII Int'l Gothic Lit Congress - Deadline: 11/30/2017
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VIII International Gothic Literature Congress: “The Gothic: Beyond a Genre”

Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2017
Full name / name of organization: International Gothic Literature Congress
Contact email:
Congress Dates: April 2 - 4, 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Place: Salón de Actos, Faculty of Philosophy and Literature (FFyL), UNAM (Nacional Autonomous University of Mexico), Mexico City.

Objective: To continue the study of the plural presence of the Gothic in various modes of art, as well as time and space contexts.

Call for Papers: We are calling for papers centered upon the idea of the Gothic as a timeless and intertextual mode that surpasses the limits of genre.

Other Possible topics:

. History and evolution of Gothic Literature

. Gothic Mexican and Latin-American Literature

. Gothic Literature and Postmodernism

. The future of Gothic Literature

. Gothic in Film and Art

Those interested in taking part in the congress are asked to send an abstract of their paper in 200 words, including title. They are also asked to send a short summary of their academic background (50 words) with full name of the participant.

The proposals will be received until NOVEMBER 30, 2017. Confirmation of acceptance will be given no later than one week after this CFP is closed.

Participants will take part in panel sessions and will be given 20 minutes to read their papers. The works can be presented in either English or Spanish.

Those whose papers get accepted to participate in the congress can send a version of the paper to be included in the congress yearbook between April 30 and May 31, 2018. Such version must include both reference footnotes and the corresponding bibliography.

All proposals, papers and questions are to be sent to:

Michele Brittany