Food and Culture CFP

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Southwest/ Texas Pop Culture Association/ American Culture Association
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Food and Culture
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Submission Deadline: 10/1/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites panels and papers for their annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, February 10-13. Please submit abstracts and proposed panels by October 1, 2009. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Cooking/eating and Identity
Culinary Tourism
Food in Literature
Food in Film
Food and Sex in Advertising
Food and Colonialism
Food and the Nation
Foodie Culture
Eating Disorders and Hunger

Scholars, graduate students, foodies and others interested in the intersection of food and culture are encouraged to submit. Graduate students have the opportunity to submit their work for best graduate paper awards.

If you wish to form your own food and culture-oriented panel, please contact me with information on your panel topic and a list of participants. Please pass this CFP along to your friends and colleagues.

Please send a short curriculum vitae and 250-350 word abstract or proposal for panels to or to the physical address below by 1 October 2009.

Laura Anh Williams, Food and Culture Area Chair
Department of English
P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3E
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003