CFP: Fat Studies (4/14/07; MPCA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Boslaugh
contact email: 
sboslaugh@yahoo.com

Proposals and abstracts for papers and sessions in the
field of Fat Studies are sought for the Midwest
Popular Culture Association annual convention, to be
held Oct. 12-14 2007 in Kansas City, MO.

Send proposals, abstracts and requests for further
information to Sarah Boslaugh at sboslaugh_at_yahoo.com.

Fat Studies is a fast-growing, interdisciplinary field
and proposals from any field of study are welcome. At
MPCA 2006 we had three full panels, with presentations
on widely varied topics including Ben Jonson's poetry,
comic book villains, celebrity exercise videos, BMI
testing in schools, eating disorders in prisons, and
the relationship between obesity and academic
achievement.

Sarah Boslaugh, PhD, MPH
Performance Research Analyst, BJC Health Care
Instructor, Washington University School of Medicine

Author, An Intermediate Guide to SPSS Programming (Sage, 2005); Secondary Data Sources for Public Health (Cambridge University Press, 2007); Statistics in a Nutshell (O'Reilly, forthcoming); Editor, The Encyclopedia of Epidemiology (Sage, forthcoming).

Producer, Reality Now (KDHX radio, FM 88.1, St. Louis, MO)
Theatre critic, KDHX radio and talkinbroadway.com

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches