Monday, September 30, 2013

Romance Conference at Princeton University

The 2013 romance conference at Princeton University celebrates the romance author in his or her various guises. "One of the most important developments in the popular romance genre in the last thirty years is the emergence of the individual author as a figure of note in the genre and its community."

Possible topics will include:
–Romance authorship and gender
–Romance authorship and the constraints of genre writing
–The author in the romance genre’s publishing history
–Particular authors / careers / oeuvres
–Iconography of the romance author in pop culture
–Romance authorship and translation
–The romance author as romance reader/critic
–Romance authors and their readers
–Romance authorship and digital media