CFP: [General] Mythology in Contemporary Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Anais Spitzer
contact email: 
mccpca@gmail.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2008 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual Conference
San Francisco, California
March 19 - 22, 2008

The “Mythology in Contemporary Culture” area is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical
periods) in all areas of popular culture—from movies, video games and
television to novels, politics and blogs—and the significance of these
mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.

Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

• Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day
depiction of female athletes and women in sports
• The ocean
• 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:
mccpca_at_gmail.com

Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.

Additional information regarding the PCA/ACA may be found at:
http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php.

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