category: twentieth century and beyond

MAPACA -- Native American Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA-- J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
wxm3@psu.edu (Bill Mistichelli)

The J.R.R. Tolkien/C.S. Lewis panel of the Mid-Atlantic
Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks
abstracts of papers (250 words) that address various aspects of
each author's works.

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Horror Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

MAPCA -- Harry Potter Phenomenon Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
RCu8598882@aol.com (Richard Currie)

Papers are sought that explore the Harry Potter phenomenon in terms of sparking adolescent reading and adolescent popular culture involvement.

International Conference Algiers: Women of Africa and the diaspora 6, 7, 8 december 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Algiers 2 (Algeria) - University of Maine (France)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Within the actual globalisation which implies standardisation of societies and individual behaviours, it is worth reconsidering the vision (s) of /on African women wherever they happen to be.

MAPACA -- Detective Fiction Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Conference Association
contact email: 
howe_a@comcast.net (Alexander Howe)

The Detective Fiction Area welcomes proposals on all aspects and periods of mystery and detective fiction.

MAPACA -- Death in American Culture Panel; Alexandria, Va, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jjedgette@enter.net (J. Joseph Edgette) or rsauers@enter.net (Richard A. Sauers)

Papers are welcome on any aspect of American cultural responses to death.

MAPACA -- Comics, Cartoons and Gaming Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Modern/American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
geross@buffalo.edu (Gary Earl Ross)

Comics, Cartoons, and Video Games all represent some kind of visual meta-reality that invites participants inside a singular or collective artistic imagination.

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