Workshop Summaries for this summer’s International Association for the Study of Popular Romance conference are now available.
I’m attending, as an audience member–let me know if you’ll be there, and we can say hi!
I’m particularly interested in these papers:
–Jonathan A. Allan (University of Toronto): The Fetish Commodity of Virginity in Popular Romance Novels
–Len Barot/Radclyffe (Author, editor, publisher, Bold Stroke Books): Queering the Alpha
–Sarah S. G. Frantz (Fayetteville State University): The Rapist Hero and the Female Imagination
–Jayashree Kamble (University of Minnesota): Temptation and the Big Apple: Bollywood romance goes West in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
–Jennifer Kloester (University of Melbourne, Australia): Creating a Genre: The Power of Georgette Heyer’s Regency Novels
–Linda Lee (University of Pennsylvania): The Illusion of Choice: Problematizing Predestined Love in Paranormal Romance
–Catherine Roach (University of Alabama): “I Love You,” He Said: The Money Shot in Romance Fiction as Feminist Porn