Popular Romance Conference Schedule

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance Conference will take place in Brisbane on the 13 & 14th of August.

Papers to be presented include:

– Kim Wilkins, University of Queensland, Australia: “’Deliciously contrary’: Reimagining Medieval Women’s Agency in Australian Popular Romance”,

– Margot McGovern, Flinders University, Australia: “And so the Lion Fell in Love with the Lamb: Acts of Inversion in the Young Adult Vampire Romance”, and

– Anthea Taylor, University of Queensland, Australia: “Romance, Masochistic Desire and Vampiric Subject-Formation in the Twilight Novels”

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Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival Deadlines

The deadlines for action, animation, fantasy, horror, & science fiction filmmakers to submit their genre feature film to the 2009 Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival (MIFFF) in Seattle are as follows:

Regular Deadline: July 20th, 2009
Late Deadline: July 30th, 2009
Without A Box Extended Deadline: August 10th, 2009
Schedule Announced: August 25th, 2009
Festival Begins: September 18th, 2009

To submit your film or for additional information about MIFFF, please visit the newly launched official website at www.mifff.org

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