Proposed Special Session on Domestic Cats in Literature at SAMLA 93

Country: USA

City: Atlanta, GA

Abstr. due: 01.06.2021

Dates: 04.11.21 — 06.11.21

Area Of Sciences: Arts;

Organizing comittee e-mail: bprobertson@troy.edu

Organizers: Troy University

 

Papers may address any aspect of the subject, including—but not limited to—the following:

  •  Cats and social networks and/or social distances (Abstracts addressing the conference theme are especially welcome.)
  • Cats as characters, symbols, companions, pets, inspiration, environmental pests, guides, thieves, mystical creatures, gods
  • Cats and mystery, aesthetics, creativity, abstraction, contemplation, parody, comedy, modernism, myth, the supernatural
  • Cats in science fiction, comics, film, young-adult literature, children’s literature
  • Cats in the works of specific authors like T. S. Eliot, J. K. Rowling, Lewis Carroll, Edgar Poe, Rudyard Kipling, Mikhail Bulgakov, Stephen King, and others.

 Please send abstracts of 250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V or scheduling requests to Ben P. Robertson, Troy University

Conference Web-Site: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2021/02/01/proposed-special-session-on-domestic-cats-in-literature-at-samla-93