CFP: The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film, PCA/ACA, 28-31 March 2018, Indianopolis

The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film Area is seeking papers for the national joint Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) meeting to be held March 28-31 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

We welcome papers on vampires in literature, culture, and film for presentation at the conference. Topics that are of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Vampires and music
  • The international vampire
  • Twilight and its legacy (2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of the film Twilight and the publication of Breaking Dawn)
  • Werewolves and vampires
  • The work of Nina Auerbach
  • The return of Anne Rice’s vampire Lestat
  • Social justice and vampires
  • The literary vampire
  • The vampire on television (ex: The Vampire DiariesThe OriginalsThe StrainThe Passage)
  • Pedagogy
  • Vampire subculture and lifestyle

Please submit abstracts of 250 words by October 1, 2017 to the PCA/ACA database:

We welcome the submission of complete panels of 3-4 presenters.

Responses/decisions regarding your proposals will be provided within two weeks of your submission to ensure timely replies. 

For further information, please visit: or contact the area co-chairs: Mary Findley ( or Lisa Nevarez (

About William the Bloody

Cat lover. 18C scholar on the dialogue and novel. Co-convenor OGOM Project
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