CFP: Mythology in Contemporary Culture (11/1/06; 4/4/06-4/7/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Anais Spitzer
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The "Mythology in Contemporary Culture" panel of the Popular Culture
Association invites submissions for the 2007 ACA/PCA national conference, t=
be held in Boston, Massachusetts April 4-7, 2007.

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=97from movies, video games and television t=
novels, politics and blogs=97and the significance of these mythological
figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.

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

=B7 Mythological monsters and the monstrous

=B7 Mythologies of the great flood(s), etc., in relation to current
debates on global warming

=B7 Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day
depiction of female athletes and women in sports

All abstracts pertaining to the general theme of mythology in contemporary
culture are welcome.


Please submit a 250-word abstract no later than November 1, 2006 to:

Anais Spitzer

Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.

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