full name / name of organization:
CFP: Alfred Hitchcock (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-28/09)
Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008 (Reduced Fee Deadline 11/15/08)
Keynote Speaker: Former New Mexico Governor David F. Cargo (1967-1971)
30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€“28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Papers presently being sought for the Hitchcock sessions.
Provide a brief list or description of topics and ideas that would fit
Send abstract to:
Raymond Foery, Hitchcock sessions Chair
The SW/TX PCA/ ACA also invites papers for one of its 70+ Area offerings
in American Studies, Literature, Film, Television, Science Fiction and
Fantasy, Ethnic and Gender Studies, Ecocriticism, Southwest Culture,
Western Studies, Writing Pedagogy, Creative Writing, and many more!
Since the 1970s, the Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA has sought to foster
interdisciplinary study of popular and American literary, historical,
visual, and other cultural and media texts. We like to think we are a
unique organization that pioneered the study of Popular Culture before it
was cool. While our offerings have grown over the years to include areas
of international study, we still invite scholars and artists to share
their perspectives on American life in the diverse region of the
This yearâ€™s keynote address will be given by former New Mexico Governor
David F. Cargo. David F. Cargo began his legislative career in the New
Mexico State House of Representatives from 1963-1967, then served two
terms as the Governor of New Mexico from 1967-1971. As Governor, David
Cargo founded the New Mexico Film Commission, the first of its kind
nationwide, which brought Hollywood film production to New Mexico.
Continuing a tradition of governors who act, David Cargo played roles in
several films such as The Gatling Gun (1973), Bunny Oâ€™Hare (1971), and
Up in the Cellar (1971) about a student poet who seduces his college
president's wife, daughter, and girlfriend over lost financial aid. Gov.
Cargo holds a B.A., M.A., and law degree from the University of
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