CFP: [Gender Studies] MAPACA 2008 conference, Women's Studies area
Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
October 30-November 2, 2008
Niagra Falls, Ontario
Womenâ€™s Studies and Popular Culture
The Womenâ€™s Studies area seeks papers, panels and roundtables that
investigate and discuss any of the many overlaps between gender and popular
culture. Topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:
*women and the media
*women and politics
*portrayals of motherhood
*female sexuality and popular culture
*women and religion
*women writers, written women
MAPACA supports all approaches; one goal of this conference is to create
interdisciplinary exchange, and the Womenâ€™s Studies area therefore seeks
papers by scholars from all fields of study. Students, both graduate and
undergraduate, are encouraged to apply.
MAPACA also desires an interactive, engaged conference and therefore
encourages presenters to try new presentation methods.
Send a 250-word abstract with AV needs, by June 15, to Annalisa Castaldo at
acastaldo_at_mail.widener.edu (Preferred) or 135 Lexington Avenue, E.
Lansdowne, PA 19050 (please note the area chair information has changed
since the 2007 conference). Please feel free to email with any questions.
For information on the conference, please visit www.mapacagazette.net
**Please note that the 2008 conference is in Canada and a passport will be
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