CFP: Queer Masculinities (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

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Harris, William
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CFP: Queer Masculinities
2007 Popular Culture/American Culture Associations National Conference

April 4-7, 2007
Boston Marriot Copley Place
Boston, Massachusetts

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to =


We are considering proposals for session organized around a theme, =
special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1 =
hour slots, usually with 4 papers/speakers per session.

We welcome any topics pertaining to the studies of gender, sexuality, =
and popular culture=97regarding heterosexual, gay, bisexual, or =
transgender men and/or women=97and are especially interested in the =
following subjects:

=95 literature
=95 media
=95 fashion/beauty
=95 marketing/advertising =20
=95 men=92s roles (under attack? redefinition? etc.)
=95 internet (including porn, hookup sites)
=95 intersection/other relation of gender & sexuality (the desirability =
of the =93straight-acting gay man=94 among gay men)
=95 trends in heterosexual male self-image (metrosexual, machosexual, =
=95 theory

If you or any your colleagues are interested in submitting a proposal or =
have questions, please contact the area chair. Submit a one-page =
(150-250 words) abstract (via e-mail, preferably) by November 1, 2006, =
to the Area Chair of Queer Masculinities:

Dr. William C. Harris
Associate Professor of English
Shippensburg University=20
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

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