Call for Proposals: Native/Indigenous Studies Area. DEADLINE December 10, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
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Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged:

• Indigenous Methodologies
• Indians in Higher Education
• Teaching Popular Culture in Native American Studies
• Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction works by and/or about Indigenous people
• Native Literature
• Public Health and Indigenous Peoples
• Popular culture and religion (or, religious popular culture)
• Native peoples across borders: racial/physical/economic/political… etc
• Native representations in popular culture (television, comic books, video/computer games (etc)
• Politics and Native peoples
• Indigenous Women in Social Work
• Indigenous resistance, regional or global (whaling/fishing, incarceration issues, mascots, etc.)
• Panel CFP: "Breaking Borders: Indigenous Peoples Across the Divide; ""Words of Bone, Songs of Blood: Poetry as Theoretical and Historical Dialogue;" "Native Peoples and Landscapes, Representations, Environmental Policy, and Meanings of Nature;" "Indigenous 'Deep' Space: Indigenous Absence and Presence in Sci-Fi and Comics"
• More ideas encouraged!

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Rain Gomez or Citlalin Xochime .

The 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas at the Marriot Rivercenter. Join us as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate the 32nd year of this regional popular culture conference, this year combined with the National PCA/ACA. Further conference details (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) are available at