CFP - Gender and Sexualities Area

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2011 Joint National & SWTX Regional Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
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Please join us for the 2011 Joint National PCA/ACA and SWTX Regional Conference in San Antonio, Texas! In keeping with this year's theme, the Gender and Sexuality Area will be looking for Alternative, Queer and LGBT Television, Film, Music and Media submissions. Submissions are desired from across the intellectual community to include independent scholars, high education faculty and secondary level educators; we are particularly pleased to encourage graduate student participation! This year's conference seeks to examine issues of visibility and the lenses through which LGBTQ identities are made available to audiences, listeners and readers of contemporary media within the US. And while we are interested in a variety of prospective topics, this year we are particularly interest in research about:

Queer Cinema and Film
Queer Music Videos
Transgendered Telenarratives and Characters
LGBTQ "Reality" Television

Please send an abstract of 250 words, a working bibliography and a current CV to: For more information please see Thank you and hope to see you there!