Interdisciplinary Studies: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"- Due December 1, 2011

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SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies

SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference celebrating

"Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

Conference Location:
Hyatt Regency Downtown Albuquerque
330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1 505 842 1234 Fax: +1 505 843 2710

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Proposal submission location:

Topics: The Interdisciplinary Studies area is seeking papers on topics of:

1. Popular and/or American culture for which an interdisciplinary approach has been used and explained
[Suggestions are not offered; you have the floor].

2. Cultural issues related to interdisciplinarity or Interdisciplinary Studies.
[Suggestions are, but are not limited to: disciplinary/interdisciplinary culture and/or politics; changing epistemological landscapes in academia and society; interdisciplinarity in applied study or service learning; finding common ground in contested spaces; implications of student-led degree design; imagination and interdisciplinary research; interdisciplinarity and philosophies of education; research at the edges of academia].

Scholars, researchers, professionals, teachers, graduate students and others interested in this area are encouraged to submit an abstract. Graduate students are especially encouraged, and the conference offers monetary awards for the best graduate student papers.
Submit 250 word abstracts for individual presentations, or 500 word abstracts for panel proposals [panel submissions need 3 or 4 presenters], along with your current CV and email address to:

Area Chair DeAnna Kay Varela at

DeAnna Kay Varela, MA
SWTX PCA/ACA Area Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies Women's Studies Program
University of Texas at El Paso
500 W University Ave.
Liberal Arts, Room 339
University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX 79968
*Please do NOT submit proposals to this address. Use the website provided above.