“Words of Bone, Songs of Blood: Poetry as Theoretical and Historical Dialogue"

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ohoyocreole@gmail.com

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Call for Presenters: Native/Indigenous Studies Area:

 

 

“Words of Bone, Songs of Blood: Poetry as Theoretical and Historical Dialogue"

 

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 10–13, 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
31st Annual Conference
in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for this Panel should engage poetry as a theoretical and historical tool for Indigenous memory, social change, critical dialogue and most specifically the critical engagement of Indigenous Activism on a global, hemispheric, and local level. The panel may present poets as scholars, performance poetry, or scholars as poets and we should expect to perform our poetry as well as critically engage poetry as activism, theory and historical memory. DEADLINE November 15, 2009 .

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to L. Rain Cranford-Gomez or Citlalin Xochime at the contact below. Please forward this email to people who would be interested in this panel. 

L. Rain A Cranford-Gomez
Area Chair, Native/Indigenous Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
ohoyocreole@gmail.com                                                                                                                American Literature and Language Arts

Citlalin Xochime
Area Chair, Native/Indigenous Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
 citlalin@att.net                                                                                                                     New Mexico State university

The 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate the 31ST year of this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtxpca.org/.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
poetry
popular_culture