CFP: [20th] CFP-Comics, graphic novels and popular culture

full name / name of organization: 
robert g weiner
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Call for Papers SW/TX PCA/ACA Comics, Graphic Novels, and Popular Culture
 
Deadline for submission: November 15, 2007
Online: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html
the 29th Annual Meeting of the
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 13–16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque , New Mexico
 
The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers on Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, and
Popular Culture
Any Aspect of Comics, and Graphic Novels in Popular Culture will be considered.
 
Some topics could include
 
The Rise of the Graphic Novel
What is a Graphic Novel?
History of Newspaper Comics!
The various types of Manga and Anime
Film and Superheroes!
Adapting Graphic Novels for the Screen1
Libraries and Graphic Novels
Racisms and the X-Men
Spiderman as the Everyman
Cartoon Network: Good or Bad for Comics
 
These are just general examples ANY topic will be considered
 
Please send an title and abstract to:
 
Rob Weiner area chair
Rweiner5_at_sbcglobal.net
 
Box 53841
Lubbock Texas
79453
Information about our areas of study, conference travel, lodging, and the
organization can be found on our regularly updated website:
 
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html
 
We look forward to seeing you this winter in sunny Albuquerque where we
invite you to explore Route 66, local pueblos, hiking trails, museums, the
Sandia and Isleta casinos, area ski resorts, and nearby Santa Fe.
 
SW/TX PCA/ACA 2008 Conference
February 13-16, 2008
 
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
This year’s keynote address will be given by Joy Harjo, an internationally
known poet, performer, writer and musician of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She
has published seven books of acclaimed poetry including She Had Some
Horses, In Mad Love and War, The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, and her most
recent How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems from W.W. Norton. Among
her many awards are the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers
Circle of the Americas, the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award, the New
Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, and the William Carlos
Williams Award from the Poetry Society.
 

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond