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Paleontologists in Film, Literature, and Contemporary Media

Organization: Rachel Carazo
Categories: Postcolonial, Digital Humanities, Hispanic & Latino, Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Literary Theory, World Literatures, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature, Science, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2024-07-25 Abstract Due: 2024-07-25

This collection seeks essays on paleontologists in film, literature, and contemporary media. The Jurassic Park franchise solidified the presence of paleontology in the pop cultural imagination, but there have been other media and portrayals that have captured the public's imagination. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

-Studies of specific films

-Studies of specific novels

-Studies of fictional and/or real-life paleontologists in modern media

Chapters will be due in April 2025. Chapters should be approximately 5,000 to 7,000 words, with Chicago-style endnotes and a bibliography page.

Abstracts and a brief bio should be submitted by July 25, 2024, to Rachel Carazo: rachel.carazo@snhu.edu


Rachel L Carazo