[UPDATE]--Women's Studies deadline extended to 6/30/09

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Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Boston, MA
November 5-7, 2009

Women's Studies seeks papers, panels and roundtables that investigate and discuss any of the many overlaps between gender and popular culture. Topics include, but are certainly not limited to:
*women and the media
*women and politics
*portrayals of motherhood
*working women
*women and religion
*women writers, written women

MAPACA supports all approaches; one goal of this conference is to create interdisciplinary exchange, and the Women's Studies area therefore seeks papers by scholars from all fields of study. Students, both graduate and undergraduate, are encouraged to apply.
Please send 250 word abstracts by June 30, 2009 to:
Annalisa Castaldo
1 University Place
Widener University
Chester, PA 19050

For more information on MAPACA feel free to email at the above address or visit www.mapaca.net