4th International Congress „Visions of the Fantastic”: „Women Creators and the Fantastic”, Barcelona : 5th-7th of June 2019

4th International Congress „Visions of the Fantastic”: „Women Creators and the Fantastic” 

Barcelona Autonomous University (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) : 5th-7th of June 2019

 The Study Group on the Fantastic/Grupo de Estudios sobre lo Fantástico (GEF) invites submission of abstracts focusing on fantastic women creators of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, both in literature as well as theatre, cinema, comic, TV or videogames, in any language and from any country.

Main themes:

Theoretical perspectives on the Feminine Fantastic

The Feminist Fantastic: ideology, criticism and transgression

Fantastic and feminine identity

Rhetorics of Fear

Female monsters

Fantastic spaces

Fantastic bodies

Representations of sexuality in the fantastic and its neighboring forms (hybridizations with science fiction and the marvelous)

To participate

Abstracts of a maximum of 300 words (including title, author and affiliation) must be submitted to:

Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2019. The organizing committee will notify the reception of proposals, and those accepted will be contacted before February 15, 2019.

Presentations must not exceed 20 minutes and can be in Spanish, Catalan, Galician, English, French, Italian, and Portuguese.

Grupo de Estudios sobre lo Fantástico (GEF)

Brumal. Revista de Investigación sobre lo Fantástico/Brumal. Research Journal on the Fantastic

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Área de Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada

Departamento de Filología Española Despacho: B9/0094 Facultad de Letras Edificio B Campus de la UAB CP: 08193 Bellaterra , Cerdanyola del Vallés-Barcelona

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