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UPDATE: Motorcycling Culture and Myth (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Suzanne Ferriss

Update: MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, April 12-16, 2006 (deadline
extended)

 

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations are
holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of these groups to be
held April 12-16, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott
Marquis Hotel.

 

Papers are requested on motorcycling and its impact on North American and
other societies and cultures. Suggested topics include:

 

* Riders' narratives or descriptions of the ride

* The motorcycle as art, poetry, or agency

* Rituals, norms, customs, or influences in motorcycle culture

* The biker as subaltern or as "other"

CFP: Biography & Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
MCCUTCHEON, CAMILLE

BIOGRAPHY AND POPULAR CULTURE
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Call for Papers for the 35th Annual Joint Conference of the Popular
Culture and American Culture Associations
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Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16, 2006
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Deadline: November 1, 2005
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The 36th annual joint conference of the Popular Culture and American
culture Associations will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16,
2006. The Biography and Popular Culture Area of the Popular Culture
Association welcomes submissions from scholars of various disciplines.
The Biography and Popular Culture Area will examine the connections
between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel

UPDATE: Jewish Studies Area (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

The deadline has been extended for the CFP for the Jewish Studies Area for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association conference. Please note the new deadline
located at the end of the Call.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Walden or
Barbara Silliman immediately.

Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8 through 11,
2006. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted
to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights,
museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities for
participants in this area as well.

UPDATE: The Historical Novel (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian Adler

Revised call:

Call for Papers: The Historical Novel
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 8-11, 2006

The 2006 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a
returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on
Route 66 at this regional popular culture conference. Further details
regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration,
tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

UPDATE: Wenshan International Conference: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/5/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian David Phillips

Deadline extended:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 5, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

Due to exceptional interest in the conference guests and themes of the upcoming Sixth Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature and the streamlining of the review process, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to 5 November 2005. After that date, new submissions will not be accepted.

UPDATE: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

Update of submissions deadline for:

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                                                                                
  —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Transnational Regionalisms (12/15/05; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Holt, Kerin

Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association; Oakland, California; October 12-15, 2006: "The United States from Inside and Out: Transnational American Studies."

Panel: Transnational Regionalisms (12/15/05; ASA, 10/12/06 – 10/15/06)

CFP: Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between (12/15/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Debra Rae Cohen

Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between, 1914-1945
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Submissions are invited for the eighth annual conference of The Space=20
Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, at Bucknell University,=20
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, June 8-11, 2005.

Acceleration, terminal velocity, downward-spiral, displacement,=20
paralysis, collision, modernity. The years 1914-1945 were marked by=20
wars colliding with peace movements, by the formation of new nations,=20
the dissolution of old empires, and the voluntary and forced movement=20
of people from ancient homelands to modern and nascent nation-states. =20=

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