The deadline for proposals for SC2 has now passed. Late submissions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Write Rhonda Wilcox (wilcox.rhonda@gmail.com) with questions.

SC2: The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses

May 26-28, 2006 | Gordon College, Barnesville, Georgia, USA

SC2 Program Available | PDF Copy of Program SC2 Registration Form (PDF) | Directions to Gordon & Gordon College Map | A Letter from Rhonda Wilcox

The registration fee for SC2 will be $125 until April 1, and will cover the conference, four breakfasts (Friday-Monday), three lunches (Friday-Sunday), and the Thursday night reception. (Registration paid after April 1 will be $150.)  Friday night banquet tickets may be purchased for $25.

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Gordon College will provide free shuttle bus service from Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport and from the following inns to the conference: Hampton, Inn, Griffin, Georgia | Holiday Inn Express, Griffin, Georgia | The Iris Inn, Griffin, Georgia | Country Hearth Inn, Barnesville, Georgia Go here to see a map of the area.

Keynote speakers will include Roz Kaveney, editor of Reading the Vampire Slayer, Michael Adams (North Carolina State University), author of Slayer Slang: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lexicon, Nancy Holder, Buffyverse author, and Stacey Abbott (Reading Angel: The TV Spin-off with a Soul). Featured speakers will include Lynne Edwards, Lorna Jowett, Gerry Bloustien, and David Lavery.

 

 A scholarly conference dedicated to the imaginative universes of Joss Whedon--the Jossverses or Whedonverses--will be held at Gordon College in Barnesville, Georgia, Memorial Day Weekend, 2006. Papers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly (both the television series and the forthcoming movie), Whedon's other screenwriting / script doctoring (Toy Story, Speed, Alien Resurrection, Goner), and his comic book contributions (Fray, Astonishing X-Men) will be sought. A Call for Papers will be issued in the summer of 2005.Rhonda V. Wilcox, Conference Convener; David Lavery, Co-Convener

 

Slayage Conference on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, May 2004

 

from "Wild at Heart" (4006)

(Cut to the campus at night. You see a girl running away from a man. 

They reach a secluded area. We see that it is Buffy and a vampire.)

Buffy: Thanks for the relocate.

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