CFP: [Film] Animation Subject Area, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
James Walker
contact email: 

Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8-11, 2009

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-
papers and panel proposals for presentation at the 2009 National
Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture
Association, to be held at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel (New Orleans,
Louisiana) April 8-11, 2009.
Proposals which consider the diversity of animation in relation to
popular culture are welcomed. Possible themes for papers/panels include
but are not restricted to:
Animated adaptations, comics and animation, propaganda, public
information, orphan films, advertising, animated television series,
animation for education, animation aesthetics, gender issues, animation
studios, online animation, comedy, documentary, South Park, the work of
Matt Groening, CGI/animated special effects, anime.

This year there will be a co-chaired panel in animation and Asian Popular
Culture proposals which explore animation in relation to Asian popular
culture are encouraged.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than
250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information
(name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact
telephone number) by November 30th, 2008. Panel proposals of 4 speakers
and/or discussion panels of 4-6 participants each are also encouraged.
Please include the following:
Panel title
Name and contact information for the Panel Chair
Titles and abstracts of each paper
Contact information for each presenter
All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the

Email proposals to:
James (Jim) Walker
University College for the Creative Arts at Maidstone
Oakwood Park
Maidstone , Kent
United Kingdom
ME16 8AG
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 620000
Fax: +44 (0) 1622 621100

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