CFP: Gambling and Gaming Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Graves
contact email: 
rgraves@cameron.edu

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Panels are now forming for presentations on Gambling and Gaming Culture =
at the 28th Annual Conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American =
Culture Associations, to be held February 14-17, 2007, at the Hyatt =
Regency Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Presentations are welcome =
related to any aspect of gambling and gaming culture and associated =
topics, including but not limited to: the history of gambling and =
gaming; gambling and gaming literature; the geography of gambling and =
gaming; the sociological and psychological effects of gambling and =
gaming; gambling and gaming on Native American reservations; gambling =
and gaming regions; issues of gender, race, ethnicity, and age in =
gambling and gaming; international gambling and gaming; game theory; =
gambling and gaming law; Las Vegas; gambling and gaming culture regions; =
 gambling and gaming software; internet gambling and gaming; portrayals =
of gambling and gaming in popular media.

Conference presenters and attendees are encouraged from academic faculty =
and graduate students, public officials, and private practitioners and =
experts. Graduate students are particularly encouraged to attend and =
compete for student paper awards. To learn more about this year's =
conference, please visit the following web site:

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http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/

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Interested individuals should send a brief (150-200 word) abstract =
detailing your proposed presentation by November 15, 2006, by email =
attachment to:

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Dr. Russell Graves
Cameron University
Department of History and Government
Lawton, OK 73505
email: rgraves_at_cameron.edu=20

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches