CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Baby-Boomer Culture: Leading Edge and Late-Boomers

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn David Young
contact email: 
youngs21@msu.edu

Baby-Boomer Culture
Baby-Boomer Culture: Leading Edge and Late-Boomers
 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National
Conference
APRIL 8th-11th, 2009
New Orleans Marriott
NEW ORLEANS, LA
Submission Deadline: 15 December, 2008

The Baby-Boomer Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes
submissions on any aspect of this topic. Subjects of interest might
include, but are not limited to:
• The civil rights movement fulfilled?
• Papers on President-elect Barack Obama
• Post-War memories and nostalgia
• Post-War prosperity and the rise of the middle-class
• Educating the boomers
• Youth rebellion, disposable income, and leisure time
• Life in the suburbs: car culture, television, etc.
• Urbanization and White Flight
• The rise of de-industrialization
• Boomer retirement issues: life-style, social security, health care, etc.
• Politics, race and gender: Then and Now
• Cultural production: literature, film, etc.
• Advertising and boomer consumerism
• Boomers and technology
 
Deadline for submission of a 100-250-word abstract is November 30, 2008.

Inquiries about possible papers or proposals for round table sessions or
full panels are also welcomed and encouraged.

If your paper is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter, and
information on registration, PCA/ACA membership, hotel accommodations, etc.
Address abstracts, inquiries, or proposals to:
James Von Schilling
jvonschilling_at_northampton.edu
or

Shawn David Young
Michigan State University
235 Bessey Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1033
youngs21_at_msu.edu

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