The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love --Dec 15 deadline4

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The Sixties: The Culture, The Movements, and The Summer of Love

PCA/ACA National Conference
Boston MA
April 11-14, 2012
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2011
Contact: Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair

The Sixties Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of the decade. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to:

1969, or other significant dates, places, or events
Analysis of influential books and films of the decade
Music and fashion as cultural expression and consumer culture
Sex, drugs, and rock n roll
Media reaction and representation
Religion and spirituality
Communal living and 60s lifestyles
Shifting understandings of race and gender
Amalysis of the "hippie movement" and its chronology
Countercultural movements such as SDS, Black Panther Party
The politics of the era

Inquiries about round table sessions or full panels are also welcomed.

Proposals may be submitted online: Go to
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Questions may be directed to:

Deborah Carmichael
Michigan State University