PCA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (April 11-14, 2012 - Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Call for Papers:

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 11-14, 2012

Boston, Massachusetts
Marriott Boston Copley Place

Subject Area: Latin Americans & Latinos - Identity Issues & Cultural Stereotypes

Proposals are welcome as they relate to concrete issues of identity and/or stereotyping within Latin American and Latino contexts, including but not limited to notions of gender, sexuality, language, race/ethnicity, nationality, politics, immigration, and customs or traditions. Papers may focus on questions of identity and stereotyping in literary, cinematographic, theatrical, media, sociological or other popular culture frameworks within Latin American and Latino contexts in the U.S. or abroad. All disciplines and theoretical approaches considered. Papers may be presented in English or Spanish. Three-person panel proposals are strongly encouraged. Each participant will have approximately 20 minutes for his/her presentation.

Please e-mail an abstract of 100-150 words no later than December 15, 2011 to:

Ra├║l Rosales Herrera, PCA Area Chair
Drew University
rrosales@drew.edu

For more information about the conference or Boston, please visit: www.pcaaca.org

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
postcolonial
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond