Queer Teens in Film and Television (Boston, MA; Conference Dates: April 11-14, 2012)

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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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The Adolescence in Film and Television Area Chair seeks individual-paper proposals pertaining to the topic of "QUEER TEENS IN FILM AND TELEVISION" for presentation at the 2012 National Convention of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, to be held in Boston, Massachusetts from Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations, and themes pertaining to portrayals of queer adolescence/adolescents in film and/or television, during any historical era, are desired from scholars, educators, and students at all levels.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information by December 15, 2011 at: http://ncp.pcaaca.org

Detailed online proposal submission instructions are available at: http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/instructions.php

Decisions pertaining to the status of such abstracts will be communicated within approximately two weeks of receipt. All presenters must be members of the American Culture Association or the Popular Culture Association by the time of the conference.

Please direct any questions you may have to the Area Chair: Kylo-Patrick Hart, Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University; k.hart@tcu.edu.