Skepticism and Culture Panel: February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Call for Papers: Skepticism and Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

The 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

Proposals are now being accepted for a Skepticism and Culture panel in the American Studies area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome:

•Skeptical themes in books, television, films, or other texts
•Status of skepticism in American culture
•Science and rationalism vs. pseudoscience and superstition
•Secularism/humanism/atheism
•Politics and any of the above
•And much more...

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Dr. Shelley Rees at srees@usao.edu by November 15, 2009. Please include a current curriculum vitae and a working bibliography for your paper.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
popular_culture
religion
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond