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  • Michael Torregrossa
    Of potential interest. Michael ... From: J. Brian Wagaman H-PCAACA Date: Mon, May 5, 2008 at 2:06 PM Subject: CFP: The Comic Book
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      Of potential interest.

      Michael



      ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      From: J. Brian Wagaman H-PCAACA <wagaman@mail.h-net.msu.edu>
      Date: Mon, May 5, 2008 at 2:06 PM
      Subject: CFP: The Comic Book in Popular Culture, 10/24-25/08, Bowling
      Green, OH [H-NET PCAACA]
      To: H-PCAACA@...


      CALL FOR PAPERS

      On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the debut of Superman, the
      Center for Popular Culture Studies in the Department of Popular Culture at
      Bowling Green State University is hosting a conference October 24-25, 2008
      on

      THE COMIC BOOK IN POPULAR CULTURE

      We invite proposals for scholarly presentations on a wide range of topics
      related to Comic Books (superheroic and non-superheroic), including but
      not limited to Comics and/or Superheroes and

      * Nationalism * Gender * Nostalgia * Subcultures * Race * Terrorism *
      Autobiography * Material Culture *
      * Film and Television * Fandom Ethnography * Futurism * Manga * Aesthetics
      * Politics * History *
      Social Movements * Modernity and Post-Modernity * Cyber-Cultures *
      Ethnicity * Antecedents * Iconography

      POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS: JULY 31, 2008

      PROPOSAL INFORMATION:
      · Submit: Paper Title and 150-to-300 word Abstract/Proposal (by
      post, FAX, or e-mail). Note: If proposals are sent as e-mail attachments,
      then they should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
      · 1-to-2 page CV/rÃ(c)sumÃ(c).
      · Contact Information: name, complete mailing address,
      college/school/professional affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address,
      FAX number.
      · Media/AV Equipment Request (see Policy below).

      MEDIA/AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT POLICY: The Center and BGSU Bowen-Thompson
      Student Union will supply all session rooms with laptop (Microsoft Word
      PowerPoint, CD & DVD, PC or Mac with internet connection), video
      projector, screen, and on-site technical support, if requested in advance.
      Presenters may not use their own personal equipment.

      SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO:
      Comic Book Conference Program Committee
      Center for Popular Culture Studies
      108 Popular Culture Building
      Bowling Green State University
      Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0190
      E-mail: centerpopc@...
      FAX: 419-372-2577
      URL: www.bgsu.edu/departments/popc/page13191.html

      DIRECT INQUIRIES ABOUT CONFERENCE TO:
      Dr. Charles Coletta
      1-419-372-0384
      <mailto:ccolett@...>ccolett@...

      Dr. Angela Nelson
      1-419-372-0284
      <mailto:anelson@...>anelson@...

      REGISTRATION FEES: Registration fees will be determined later and posted
      on the Comic Book Conference web page. It is not possible to offer either
      honoraria or waiver of registration fees to presenters. All presenters who
      will be attending must register and pay the fee.

      POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS: JULY 31, 2008

      Angela M. Nelson
      <anelson@...>




      --
      Michael A. Torregrossa, M.A.
      Co-Founder, The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
      http://PopularCultureandtheMiddleAges.org


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