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Monsters and the Irish Imagination

Monsters and the Irish Imagination:
Session Sponsored by the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association  For the New England ACIS Regional Conference
20-21 November 2015
University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut
Proposals by 10 September 2015

Following a successful session last year devoted to Bram Stokerís Dracula and its afterlives, the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association seeks to continue our association with the New England Region of the American Conference for Irish Studies by organizing a session (or set of sessions) devoted to the larger topic of monsters and the Irish imagination.

We seek proposals of 250 words and short biographical statements (50 words or less) from interested individuals. Presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes speaking time.

Please submit required materials by 10 September 2015 to the session organizer, Michael Torregrossa, at nepcafantastic@gmail.com using the subject heading ìMonsters and the Irish Imaginationî.

The University of New Haven is located in West Haven, Connecticut and is easily accessible from Boston and New York by car and train. Direct inquiries to Chris Dowd, the conference organizer, at cmdowd@newhaven.edu. All conference presenters will be required to be members of the American Conference for Irish Studies http://acisweb.org/ Additional information on this year’s meeting (including details on registration and accommodations) is available at www.newhaven.edu/4486/academicprograms/undergraduate/english/894500/.

Further information on Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association can be found at nepcafantastic.blogspot.com.


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