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Hispanet Journal Call for Papers: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils
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When: 6/1/2011
Where: Florida International University / Florida Memorial University
15800 NW 42nd avenue
Miami Gardens, Florida 
United States
Contact: Zoila Clark
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Hispanet Journal Call for Papers
"Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils”
Florida International University / Florida Memorial University
June 1st, 2011

We welcome papers of 15 to 30 pages, notes and works cited included, that represent a critical study of these topics in Latin American & Peninsular film and Literature. Hispanet is an online journal sponsored by the Modern Language Department of Florida International University, the Graduate Student Organization of this department, and Florida Memorial University. The deadline for submission is June 1st, 2011. Suggested topic headings include but are not limited to:

Fragmented or Monstrous Bodies
The She-Devil
Reality & Nightmares
Theory of the Monstrous
Attraction & Abjection
Violent Monsters
History of Monstrosity
Showing the Unseen
Racial and Class Concerns
Mythical Stories
The Grotesque in Comedies
Religious Monsters
Enemies and Ghostly Diabolic Monsters
The Use of Thrillers and Suspense
Horrific Images We Admire
Intercultural Monsters
Ghostly Appearances as Friendly
Horror Movies / Gothic Novels
Talking to the Devil
Latin American Legends of Ghosts, Monsters or Devils
The Monstrous Loving Mother
The Primitive and the Devil
Mutants and Animalistic Creatures
Caliban: Cannibals in Latin America
Witches in Literature & Film
Perverts, Pedophiles and Serial Killers
"Esperpento”, Humor or Irony in Horror
The Shadow Monstrous & the Self

Papers may be written in Spanish or English using the MLA format 7th edition. The electronic submission of your paper is in Word 2003 or 2007. It must not have your name or your affiliation in the text. Use a separate document for your data: title page with the author's name, affiliation, address, and phone: zclark@FMUNIV.EDU (Subject: Hispanet Submission). You should also send by post two printed copies of your paper and one page with your data to:

Prof. Zoila Clark
Department of Humanities – Fine Arts Building
Florida Memorial University
15800 NW 42nd avenue – Miami Gardens, FL 33054 - USA

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