CFP: [General] Philosophy and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Burcu Gurkan
contact email: 
philswpca@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Philosophy and Popular Culture Area
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009

The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a returning or first-
time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at this
regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the
conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can
be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

Proposals are now being accepted for the Philosophy and Popular Culture
Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but
topics not included here are also welcome.

• Theories of popular culture
• Elements of popular culture analysis
• Issues of identity and popular culture
• Conceptual entities of identity and popular culture
• Issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, cultural
imperialism and censorship and popular culture
• Philosophical issues explored in popular culture
• Views of philosophy in popular culture
• Philosophical frameworks engaged in popular culture (e.g.
Cartesian mind-body dualism in the Matrix Trilogy)
• Epistemology and Popular Culture
• Phenomenology and Popular Culture

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent
to Burcu Gurkan at the email or physical addresses below by December 1,
2009. Please include a current curriculum vitae and a working
bibliography for your paper.

Burcu Gurkan
American Culture and Literature
Halic UNIVERSITY
Ahmet Vefik Pasa Cad. No: 1
Findikzade 34270
Istanbul TURKEY

Email: philswpca_at_gmail.com

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