Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Proposals are still being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 33rd annual SWTX PCA/ACA conference February 8-11, 2012, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.(www.swtxpca.org). We welcome proposals that explore and interrogate the representations of children in Hollywood film, independent film, foreign film, and/or children’s film. Additional topics of interest concerning children in film or images of children in film may include, but are not limited to: coming-of-age; children of color; negotiations of racial/ethnic/cultural differences; negotiations by children of social, political, economic conditions; children’s relationships with adults, parents, siblings, or peers as represented in film; gender and children; sexuality and children; children of the Diaspora as portrayed in film; children and technology; the child body; ideology and the child; children’s education, and any other topic that explores the child image in film.

Panel suggestions are welcome! Graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals.

The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2011.
Abstracts of 200-300 words should submitted to http://conference2012.swtxpca.org, or debbieo@okstate.edu, or to the address below. Inquiries and panel suggestions are welcome via email. Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2011.

Please include full contact information--including affiliation, and a brief, 50 word biography with your abstract submission.

Debbie Olson
Area Chair, Children in Film
Department of English
University of Texas, Arlington
203 Carlisle Hall
Arlington, TX
76019

Registration for the 2012 Southwest Texas Annual Conference will begin on September 1, 2011. The 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, NM, February 8 – 11, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center, ABQ, NM 87102. Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-421-1442.
Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at www.swtxpca.org.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian