The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses


Paper Archive


This archive makes available for download copies (in PDF format) of talks given at the Slayage Conference on the Whedonverse, held in May 2006 at Gordon College in Barnesville, GA.


Nota bene: These essays have not been reviewed or edited by the editors or editorial board of Slayage. They are presented as is, straight from those authors willing to make them available. Slayage continues to solicit formal submission of SCW talks for possible official publication in the journal after careful review by the board.


Buffy scholars and critics may cite any essay in this archive by referring to it in the following format (the example given is in MLA style):


Last Name, First Name. "Title." Paper given at The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses. Gordon College, Barnesville, GA, May 26-28, 2006.

Melissa Johnson, Appetite and Destruction: Issues of Consumption and Containment in Seasons 2 and 3 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Barbara Maio, Watching The Watcher: Analysing the character of Rupert Giles

Cynthea Masson, "What Did You Sing About?": Acts of Questioning in "Once More, with Feeling"

Bryan Thiessen, "No More Running": Firefly, the Western, and the Genre of Serenity