CFP: [20th] Punk and postmodern/consumer culture SWTX PCA/ACA New Mexico 2009

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Bryan L. Jones
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2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Proposals are now being accepted for the Punk and Postmodern/Consumer
Culture Area. Papers for this area will examine Punk and its influence on
postmodern/consumer culture and vice versa. Writers are encouraged to
explore punk’s relationship to mediums other that music. Papers on punk and
comics, movies, music, and novels will be considered.
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.
•Priority Submission and Registration: Nov. 15, 2008.
•Final Submission Deadline: Dec. 1, 2008.
•Conference Registration: Dec. 31, 2008 (all participants must be
registered by this date!).
Suggestions for topics include but are not limited to the following:
• The punk and its influence on culture and fashion

• The sell(out) of punk

• Kurt Cobain

• The rhetoric of Punk

• Punk and philosophy

• Punk and postmodern identity theory (Lacan's Fiction of Self)

• Anarchist theory and punk rock

• Politics of Punk rebellion revolution reform

• The works of William Gibson and other Cyber-punk authors

• The works of Poppy Z. Brite and other splatter-punk authors

• Punk and comics such as Transmetropolitan, Tank Girl, The Invisibles, and

Abstracts of 100-250 words and/or questions may be sent to Bryan L. Jones
at the email or physical address below. Graduate students are particularly
welcome. Please pass along this call to friends, students and colleagues.


Bryan L. Jones
Languages and Literature
Northeastern State University
600 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74446
Phone: 456-5511 ex3622

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