MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
Proposals are encouraged that focus on any medium of popular or
American culture, such as novels, nonfiction, comics/graphic novels,
theatre, television, movies, advertising, new media, or politics and
agitprop.

Proposals of interest for next year's conference might include:
*The Violet Quill writers
*HIV/AIDS in art, literature, or popular culture
*LGBT Television (The L Word, Queer as Folk, Logo, Here)
*Popular gay romance novels
*LGBT comics/graphic novels
*Visual and verbal narratives from the gay marriage debates.

However, proposals addressing any topic of LGBT significance in
popular or American culture are welcome. Please submit 500 word
proposals and CV, including your professional affiliation (as Word
friendly documents) to Mark John Isola at markjohn at
alumni.tufts.edu. Click through to join the MAP/ACA LGBT Studies’
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cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond