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FW: Popular Culture, American Culture in the South (5/1/02; 10/3/ 02-10/5/02)

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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi..aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: Cummins, Elizabeth [mailto:cummins@umr.edu] Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 3:51 PM To:
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Cummins, Elizabeth [mailto:cummins@...]
      Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 3:51 PM
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      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@...; lvonalt@...; 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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