CFP: Children and Childhood Section of MAPACA (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Vibiana Bowman
contact email: 
bowman@camden.rutgers.edu

<>Call for Papers for Children and Childhood Studies Section of The
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association 2006 Annual Conference
in Baltimore, Maryland, October 27-29, 2006

The MAP/ACA is a regional division of the Popular and American Culture
Associations, which are, in the words of Popular Culture Association
founder Ray Browne, "multi-disciplinary associations interested in new
approaches to the expressions, mass media and all other phenomena of
everyday life."

 From the MAP/ACA home page: http://webhosting.its.psu.edu/mapaca/

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) is a new section within MAP/ACA and
is actively seeking proposals for the MAP/ACA Annual Conference. CCS
focuses on the societal, cultural, and political forces, which shape the
lives of children and the concept of childhood. CCS research draws from
the behavioral and social sciences as well as the arts. Papers in this
area examine the impact of popular culture on children and childhood, as
well as the role of children and young adults as influencers and
creators of that popular culture.

For more information about the conference visit:
http://www.wcenter.ncc.edu/gazette/

To submit a proposal, please send a 150-word and a brief CV or bio the
area chair listed below by June 15, 2006. Panels of 3 or 4 presenters,
single papers, roundtables, or alternative formats are encouraged. In
your proposal, please indicate your AV needs. Note: all presenters
must bring their own laptops. Only slide projectors, carousels, screens,
and combined DVD players/VCRs with monitors can be provided.

Send proposals to:

<>Vibiana Bowman
Paul Robeson Library
Rutgers - The State University
300 North Fourth Street
Camden, NJ 08102

bowman_at_camden.rutgers.edu <mailto:bowman_at_camden.rutgers.edu>

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cfp categories: 
childrens_literature