MAPACA -- Latino/a Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)
Latino/a Area Studies is interested in research into all aspects of
Latino/a popular culture - its production abroad or in the U.S.; its
consumption, and intersections with race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality
from any disciplinary approach. Some areas individuals might consider
exploring are: Revisiting/Reinterpreting Machismo/Marianismo; Latinization of U.S. culture/ Americanization of Latino/Latin American culture; Organizing Latino/a Social Movements; Political mobilization of Latinos/as via Media; Portrayals of Latinos/as on U.S. and Latino media (U.S./International). Papers should be delivered in English.