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GANZA Symposium - Deadline: 2021-01-01
« on: September 18, 2021, 04:13:06 PM »
CFP: Gothic Trajectories - an Online Symposium

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its upcoming online symposium to be held 27 January 2022.

The symposium will be organized in the spirit of the Association. Ganza is interdisciplinary in nature, bringing together scholars, students, teachers, and professionals from a number of Gothic disciplines, including literature, film, music, television, fashion, architecture, and other popular culture forms. It is the aim of the Association to not only place a focus on Australasian Gothic scholarship, but also to built international links and foster collaborations with the wider Gothic community as a whole.

The association invites abstracts for 15-minute online presentations related to the theme of "Gothic Trajectories." Topics can includes, but are not limited to:

  • Revisions/Revisitations/reimagingings of classical Gothic texts
  • Hauntings and spectrality
  • Monsters and the monstrous
  • Gothic cycles, exchanges, trans/mutations and trans/routes
  • The undead
  • Gothic forms in popular culture
  • Horror in its various contexts (evolutions and re-imagings)
  • Gothic mutations, incarnations, and reincarnations
  • Gothic histories
  • memory and trauma
  • folklore and fiarytales
  • Gothic intertextualities
  • Travel Gothic and Gothic tourism
  • Genre and the Gothic
  • Gothic adaptations 9from novel to film, from film to TV, etc.)
  • Gothic regionalities and geographies
  • Global Gothic
  • Postcolonial Gothic
  • The Gothic in a post-COVID world
  • The Gothic in the past, present, and future

Please send your abstracts (250-350 words) together with a short bio (100 words max) to: . The deadline for submissions of abstracts is 1 October 2021.