CFP: [General] Mythology in Contemporary Culture
Mythology in Contemporary Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS
2008 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
San Francisco, California
March 19 - 22, 2008
The â€œMythology in Contemporary Cultureâ€ area is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical
periods) in all areas of popular cultureâ€"from movies, video games and
television to novels, politics and blogsâ€"and the significance of these
mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.
Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
â€¢ Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day
depiction of female athletes and women in sports
â€¢ The ocean
â€¢ China and/or the 2008 Olympics
All abstracts pertaining to the general theme of mythology in
contemporary culture are welcome.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 9, 2007.
Please submit a 250-word abstract no later than November 9, 2007 to:
Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.
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