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Modernist Necrophilia (MSA14)

Modernist Necrophilia

This panel will consider modernist responses to the intersections among death, intimacy, and erotic life. The following topics would be welcome, but potential contributors are certainly not limited to this list:

+ modernist gothic
+ the uncanny
+ spiritualism
+ fiction, poetry, art dealing with the death of a beloved
+ representations of corpses, ghosts, etc. in film, art, dance
+ generic considerations: memoir, elegy, etc.
+ approaches: psychoanalytic, feminist, queer, trauma studies, affect/emotion studies, narrative theory

300-word abstracts and CVs should be sent by email to Janine Utell at jmutell@widener.edu no later than March 25, 2012.

Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Conference Starts: October 18, 2012
Conference Ends: October 21, 2012

CFP Submission Deadline: March 25, 2012

For more information, contact: Janine Utell

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