CFP: Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture General CFP (6/15/07; 11/2/07-11/4/07)

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Annalisa Castaldo
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acastaldo@mail.widener.edu

Mid-atlantic popular | american culture association

18th Annual Conference

Call for Papers 2007 MAPACA Conference

November 2-4, 2007

Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia

Proposals for papers, panels and round-tables are invited for the 2007 MAPACA conference in Philadelphia, PA. The conference offers a wide range of research areas in Popular Culture and American Culture. These areas and their corresponding chairs are listed below. Please send a one-page (250-300 word) proposal to the appropriate chair before June 15, 2007. Include a brief CV or bio and any A/V needs. Please note: only slide projectors, carousels, screens and combined VCR/DVD players with monitors are provided. Single papers, three or four person panels, round-tables and alternative formats are encouraged. You may submit proposals to more than one area, but you may present only ONE paper at the conference. For more information (including descriptions of each area, how to submit via the post office, and other conference-related material), please visit MAPACA’s online newsletter, The Gazette, at www.mapacagazette.net.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 15, 2007

American Studies
Anita Vickers
Penn State University
Amv5_at_psu.edu

Art, Architecture & Design
Raphy Sarkissian
School of Visual Arts
SarkissianR_at_aol.com

Children & Childhood Studies
Vibiana Bowman
Rutgers, State University
bowman_at_camden.rutgers.edu

Comics, Cartoons & Video Gaming
Gary Earl Ross
University at Buffalo, SUNY
geross_at_buffalo.edu

Death in American Culture
J. Joseph Edgette, Widener University
jjedgette_at_enter.net
& Richard Sauers, Lenape Investment Corp.
rsauers_at_enter.net

Detective Fiction
Alexander Howe
University of the District of Columbia
howe_a_at_comcast.net

Disability Studies
Alison Smith
University of Central Florida
feministwriter_at_hotmail.com

Education & Social Change
Gary Earl Ross
University at Buffalo, SUNY
geross_at_buffalo.edu

Environment & Culture
Tara Weiss
Kingsborough CC, CUNY
drtara5_at_earthlink.net

Film Studies
Ralph R. Donald
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
rdonald_at_siue.edu

Food & Culture
Monika Bolino
Weill Cornell Medical College
foodandculture_at_gmail.com

Health
Allan N. Benn
East Stroudsburg University
abenn1_at_verizon.net

Horror
Lisa Miller
Pace University
littlemonster3141_at_yahoo.com

Internet Culture
Mary Lou Nemanic
Penn State Altoona
mun1_at_psu.edu

Latino/a Studies
Suzanne Kaebnick
Nassau Community College
suzanne.kaebnick_at_gmail.com
& Enrique Morales-Diaz
Hartwick College
Morales_DiazE_at_hartwick.edu

Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Transgender Studies
Cathy Leaker
Empire State College
Cathy.Leaker_at_esc.edu

Local Popular Culture
Annalisa Castaldo
Widener University
acastaldo_at_mail.widener.edu

Medieval Studies
Diana Vecchio
Widener University
dmvecchio_at_widener.edu

Music & Culture
Kimberly Golden
Independent Scholar
RandolphScott_at_att.net

Native American Studies
Ron Denson
Ithaca College
denson_at_ithaca.edu

Performance Studies
Louis Scheeder
Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
Louis.Scheeder_at_nyu.edu

Popular Culture & Activism
Alison Smith
University of Central Florida
feministwriter_at_hotmail.com

Popular Literary Landscapes
Bill Mistichelli
Penn State Abington
wxm3_at_psu.edu

Popular Novels
Anne K. Kaler
Independent Scholar
kalerlouden_at_verizon.net

Radio & Sound Technology
Joseph A. Tighe
Duquesne University
jtighe_at_telerama.com

Religion & Popular culture
Richard Currie
College of Staten Island, CUNY
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Rock & Roll Culture
Thomas Kitts
St. John’s University
Kittst_at_stjohns.edu

Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Cathy Leaker
Empire State College
Cathy.Leaker_at_esc.edu

Sexuality & Erotica
Gary Earl Ross
University at Buffalo, SUNY
geross_at_buffalo.edu

Shakespeare (and Friends) in Popular Culture
Annalisa Castaldo
Widener University
acastaldo_at_mail.widener.edu

Sports
Bob Trumpbour
Penn State Altoona
rct4_at_psu.edu

Technology & Culture
Lois Ascher
Wentworth Institute
ascherl_at_wit.edu

Technology & the Home
Rett Lorance
Fordham University
llorance_at_earthlink.net

Television
Scott Ash
Nassau Community College
Scott.Ash_at_ncc.edu

Travel & Tourism
Gene McQuillan
Kingsborough CC, CUNY
genekcc_at_verizon.net

Urban Culture
Blagovesta Momchedjikova
Tisch School of the Arts, NYU
bmm202_at_nyu.edu

Violence & Society
Kimberly Golden
Independent Scholar
RandolphScott_at_att.net

Visual Culture
Tracey Bowen
University of Toronto, Mississauga
traceybowen_at_cogeco.ca

War
Andrew Schopp
Nassau Community College
schoppa_at_ncc.edu
   
Women’s Studies
Sheri Weinstein
Kingsborough CC, CUNY
sheriweinstein_at_hotmail.com
& Elizabeth Dill
elizdill_at_hotmail.com

Working Class Studies
Mary Lou Nemanic
Penn State Altoona
mun1_at_psu.edu

Special Sessions

Apocryphal Biography & Autobiography
Rett Lorance
Fordham University
llorance_at_earthlink.net

Fashion & Material Culture
Raphy Sarkissian
School of Visual Arts
SarkissianR_at_aol.com

The Harry Potter Phenomenon
Richard Currie
College of Staten Island, CUNY
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis: Books & Films
Bill Mistichelli
Penn State Abington
wxm3_at_psu.edu

Poser Art & 3D Animation Culture
Andrew Schopp
Nassau Community College
schoppa_at_ncc.edu

The Power & Politics of Popular Music
Martin Butler
University of Duisburg
arvi.sepp_at_ua.ac.be

Sixties Shockers & Surprises
Lisa Miller
Pace University
littlemonster3141_at_yahoo.com

The Starbucking of America
Andrew Schopp
Nassau Community College
schoppa_at_ncc.edu

A DIFFERENT AREA?

Please contact Raphy Sarkissian through SarkissianR_at_aol.com

Or

Raphy Sarkissian
2007 MAPACA PROGRAM CHAIR
School of Visual Arts
Art History
209 East 23 Street
New York, NY 10010-3994

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