MLA 2019 CFP: Stephen King at 45

This panel also goes beyond ruminations on King’s literary legacy to explore the literariness (or not) of mainstream horror fiction and the merits to literary studies of turning our eyes to the most popular fictions in the literary marketplace.

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CFP: MLA 2017 Session, Science Fiction’s Countercultures

Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures In the introduction to the chapter on "Countercultures" in his edited volume The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction (2014), Rob Latham asserts that "Science fiction has always had a close relationship with countercultural movements" (383). The alternative worldmaking capacities of SF&F, in other words, has long had resonances in the sub- and countercultural movements … Continue reading CFP: MLA 2017 Session, Science Fiction’s Countercultures