Beat Generation and Counterculture Literature February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico

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33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
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beatswtxpca@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Beat Generation and Counterculture

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011
Conference hotel: Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave NW 
Albuquerque, NM 87102 
US

Submission Deadline: 12/1/11, Priority Registration Deadline 12/31/11

Panels are now being formed for the 33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference 2012 in the area of the Beat Generation and Counterculture(s). The conference is an excellent place to meet people in your area of work and gives graduate students a space in which to showcase your research and receive constructive feedback. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

Literature of the Beat Generation

Beat Culture and the Cold War

The Beats in Popular Culture

Women in the Beat Generation

African American Beats

Beat Appropriation of African American Culture

Moral Crisis of the Cold War and the Beat Generation

1960s Counterculture (Hippies)

Countercultural conflicts over race and gender

Utopian communities of dissent both physical and discursive

Conservative Counterculture(s) of the postwar period

Literary Narratives of Counterculture and Utopianism

For information about the conference and other presentation areas, graduate paper awards, A/V support in presentation rooms, registration and hotel accommodation go to the SWPCA website at: http://swtxpca.org/

Please submit abstracts of no more than one page or panel proposals through the conference database at http://conference2012.swtxpca.org.

Please forward requests for further information to:

Christopher Carmona, Area Chair, Beat Generation and Counterculture

Christopher Carmona
Texas A&M University
227 Blocker Bldg
MS 4227 TAMU
College Station TX 77843

beatswtxpca@gmail.com

Visit the website at http://swtxpca.org/

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond