CFP: [General] Gender & Technology Area, 2009 SW/TX PCA ACA in Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Still
contact email: 
brian.still@ttu.edu

Call for Papers: Gender & Technology Plenary Session
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
http://swtxpca.org/.

Proposals are now being accepted for the Gender & Technology Area, which
will focus once again on the various relationships that exist between
gender and technology. Listed below are some suggestions for possible
presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome. Panel
proposals are also strongly encouraged.

• Impact of technologies (medical, virtual, etc.) on gender
• gender and technology in learning environments
• gender in IT careers
• medical regulation, invention, and augmentation of gender
• gender and science theory (dealing with philosophical
questions/aspects, i.e. Keller, Longino, etc.)
• gender role-playing on the web
• gender-bias in web design
• gender differences in human-computer interaction
• media portrayal of women and men interacting with technology
• feminine, masculine, and gender-neutral technology

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent
to Area Chair, Brian Still, brian.still_at_ttu.edu, by November 15, 2008.

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