CFP: [Gender Studies] Girlhood Studies (11/15/07; SW/TX PCA/ACA; February 13â16, 2008)
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
February 13â€"16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM 87102
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas,
hotel, registration, tours, etc.) please visit the conference website:
A new area on girlhood studies has been added to the Southwest/Texas
Popular and American Cultureâ€™s Annual Conference. This area aims to
discuss a variety of topics related to girls, growth, identity, or
socialization of this unique population.
Paper proposals covering any aspect of girlhood or female coming-of-age
will be reviewed for acceptance. Please send queries, 250 word paper
proposals, or 500 word panel proposals, including full contact info for
all participants for review to area chair by deadline of November 15,
2007. Please include a short bio listing previous and current research
activities; no full CV needed.
Interdisciplinary approaches and all scholarly fields are welcome. Also,
as this is a popular culture conference, presentations that depart from
traditional reading encouraged. Presenters also need not have a
university affiliation; we embrace all forms of experiential knowledge.
Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit proposals.
Email proposals to area chair:
abigailheller_at_yahoo.com or Abigail.A.Heller_at_nhmccd.edu
Please put "Popular Culture submission" in the subject line.
Possible topics of particular interest include (but are not limited to):
Body image/portrayal of body image
Weight issues, both under- and overweight
Media representation in the news
Educational approaches or advantage/disadvantage
Dating and love
Any other topics of interest
Panel proposals are welcome and encouraged, however single papers will be
combined with other similarly themed papers to form panels.
See you in Albuquerque!
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