Call for Papers and Topic Proposals:
A Celebration of Supernatural
(Apologies for cross-posting)
Now accepting submissions and ideas for the third annual Pop Culture
Colloquium at DePaul University in Chicago!
The Media and Cinema Studies program, along with the College of Digital
Media, the English Department, and American Studies, at DePaul University
is hosting a one-day celebratory colloquium in honor the tenth anniversary
of the television series *Supernatural* on Saturday, May 09, from 9am-6pm.
This event will feature roundtable discussions from scholars and fans of
*Supernatural*, speaking about the cultural impact of the show, as well as
analyzing aspects of the episodes. The even will also feature special
guests, screenings, screenwriting workshops, and (perhaps) a sing-a-long or
The audience for this event is both graduate and undergraduate students,
both fans and scholars, and the focus should be on informed and
enlightening discussion rather than formal academic papers. “A Celebration
of *Supernatural*” will take place on DePaul’s Loop campus.
If you’re interested in speaking on a round table, please send a 200 word
abstract of your topic and a CV or resume to Paul Booth ([log in to unmask])
by Mar 01. For more information, please check out the website
www.mcsdepaul.com/a-celebration-of-supernatural.html and sign up for
updates on Facebook (search “A Celebration of Supernatural”). We hope that
you will be able to join in the discussion and celebration!
Paul Booth, PhD
Associate Professor of Media and Cinema Studies/Communication Technology
College of Communication
14 E. Jackson
Chicago, IL 60604
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite