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From: Cummins, Elizabeth [mailto:cummins@...
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 3:51 PM
Subject: CFP: Popular Culture, American Culture in the South (5/1/02;
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CALL FOR PAPERS: Popular Culture, American Culture In The South
Abstract Deadline: May 15, 2002
Papers, discussion panels, performances, and presentations on any aspect
of popular culture in the South are invited. The conference is a joint
meeting of the Popular Culture Association in the South and the American
Culture Association in the South.
Exploring a diverse range of topics, past programs have highlighted areas
of cyberspace, detective fiction and mysteries, dramatists of and in the
south, fashion, film studies, foods and fetishes, gender studies, history,
humor of southern writers, images of the body, journalism, military
history, music, the pedagogy of culture studies, rock stars and
superstars, science fiction and fantasy, soap operas, southern writers,
vampires, witchcraft, and wrestling.
Papers are limited to a maximum reading time of 20 minutes.
Graduate students are invited to submit papers. In order for students to
compete for the annual awards given to outstanding graduate student
papers, they must identify themselves as students on their abstracts,
submit a sponsoring faculty member's phone number and e-mail address, and
supply three copies of their papers to the Executive Secretary no later
than September 10, 2002.
Send title, abstract of 100-150 words, and requests for audio-visual
equipment (VCR/monitor, overhead projector, and slide projector only) to
one of the PCAS Program Chairs before May 15, 2002: Elizabeth Cummins or
Larry Vonalt; Dept. of English; University of Missouri-Rolla; Rolla, MO
65409-0560. Inquiries cummins@...
; 573-341-4622; fax
Participants are invited to submit completed papers for consideration by
the associations' journals _Studies in Popular Culture_ and _Studies in
American Culture_. Web address for the associations is
Dr. Elizabeth Cummins
Department of English
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, MO 65409-0560
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