CFP: Mythology in Contemporary Culture (11/1/06; 4/4/06-4/7/06)
The "Mythology in Contemporary Culture" panel of the Popular Culture
Association invites submissions for the 2007 ACA/PCA national conference, t=
be held in Boston, Massachusetts April 4-7, 2007.
The Mythology in Contemporary Culture area is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods)
in all areas of popular culture=97from movies, video games and television t=
novels, politics and blogs=97and the significance of these mythological
figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.
Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
=B7 Mythological monsters and the monstrous
=B7 Mythologies of the great flood(s), etc., in relation to current
debates on global warming
=B7 Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day
depiction of female athletes and women in sports
All abstracts pertaining to the general theme of mythology in contemporary
culture are welcome.
*DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 1, 2006.*
Please submit a 250-word abstract no later than November 1, 2006 to:
Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Sat Sep 09 2006 - 10:53:58 EDT