full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
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31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Submission Deadline: 12/1/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

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 December 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 williamL@purdue.edu or to the physical address below by 1 December 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