SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
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CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234 Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015

Now accepting proposals for paper and panel submissions to the "Literature (General)" category.
This area will provide a forum for scholarly presentations on literary subjects outside of our more specific literature areas. Before submitting to the general area, please peruse the specific area list at http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

Areas of interest might include:

• Literary theory
• Literary history
• Interdisciplinary approaches to literary analysis
• Aesthetics
• Experimental writing (other than poetry – see specific area lists)
• Genre criticism
• Historical or cultural criticism
• Regional literatures
• Popular forms of literary expression beyond our noted areas

Submit 250-word paper abstracts or full, multiple-paper panel proposals to http://conference2016.southwestpca.org.
* If submitting a panel proposal, please include each abstract on a separate proposal form.
Please note that proposals/abstracts received via email will not be considered. Submissions must be directed to the conference database. All presenters must be registered for the conference in order to present. The full conference schedule will be available in January.

Graduate students are particularly encouraged to apply and should also consider submitting their conference papers for one of our many graduate student awards: http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards.

Southwest PCA/ACA is also pleased to introduce Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy. Visit http://journaldialogue.org for details.

For more details on the conference, including information about our areas of study, travel, registration, etc., please visit our website: http://www.southwestpca.org.

If you have any additional questions about Literature (General) area, please feel free to contact the Literature (General) Area Chair:

Samantha Lay, PhD
University of West Alabama