Paper proposals on TELEVISION due Dec 15, 2010 for conference meeting April 20-23, 2011

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PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture
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Call for Papers: Television
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Abstract or Panel Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Hotel Phone: 1-210-223-1000

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations' annual conference is one of the nation's largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars. The 32nd annual SW/TX PCA/ACA conference will take place jointly with the PCA/ACA national conference, occurring April 20-23, 2011, at the Marriott Rivercenter in vibrant San Antonio (just steps from the popular Riverwalk). Further conference details are available at . Panels are now forming for all of the SW/TX PCA/ACA 80+ individual subject areas, including the Television area.

The Television Area Chair invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of television (current and past shows, content, television as a media format, the possible future of television, television effects or cultural impact, television and society, television and gender, television and ethnicity, television artifacts and rituals, theories and criticism of television, the television business, etc.)

Scholars, teachers, professionals, and others interested in television are encouraged to participate. Graduate students are also particularly welcome with award opportunities for best graduate papers. If you wish to form your own television-focused panel, I would be glad to facilitate your needs. Send 100-200 word abstract or panel proposal with names of all participants by Dec 15.

Monica Ganas
Television Area Chair
Azusa Pacific University
(626) 815-5460