CFP-James Bond and Popular Culture-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2010
James Bond and Popular Culture
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers on ANY aspect of James Bond films, books, toy, games, actors, children’s fare, theology, etc..,

Some topics to consider:
Quantum of Solace hit the theatres and many criticized it as being too much like the Jason Bourne movies? Is this accurate?
Raymond Benson or James Gardner as Bond Novelist
How does James Bond novel Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks stand up as a direct sequel to Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming.
Participants are encouraged to discuss any of aspect of the three above topics, but other concepts to consider include
Connery and Never Say Never (history of this film)
How is the current Casino Royale different from the 1967 spoof
How does Daniel Craig stand up as a Bond against who have come before?
How does Craig as Bond compare with Bond as Ian Fleming wrote him in the 1953?
Roger Moore Vs. Sean Connery
The Post Fleming Novels
Ian Fleming as Storyteller
Bond Women/Sexism in Bond Film
James Bond from a Women’s Studies perspective
The James Bond Comics
James Bond Jr.
ANY IDEA or TOPIC will be considered.
Please send title and abstract to:

Rob Weiner area chair
Texas Tech University
Humanities Librarian
Rweiner5@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://swtxpca.org/documents/home.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.

Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
partner $50

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

cfp categories: 
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
popular_culture
professional_topics
religion
romantic
twentieth_century_and_beyond