Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 2010
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Panel Title: Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds
This panel seeks participants for a roundtable discussion of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds for the European Popular Culture and Literature area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference in February 2010.
Scholars, teachers, professionals, and others are encouraged to participate. Graduate students are also particularly welcome with award opportunities for best graduate papers.
Some possible topics to consider (but not limited to):
Mythologizing Europe (as opposed to Europe mythologizing U.S. in the "spaghetti western")
European vs. U.S. cultural paradigms
Notions of "Jewishness" and the Holocaust in the film
Gender and race in the film
Please share this CFP with colleagues.
Please send a short bio and a 200-350 word abstract that presents a discussion topic on the film to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the physical address below (electronic submissions preferred) by 05 December 2009.
Dr. M. Catherine Jonet, European Popular Culture and Literature Area Chair
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001