CFP: [Cultural-Historical] UPDATE: Chick Lit. Panels

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Lerman
contact email:

Call For Papers: “Chick Lit.” Area
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 30th Annual
Albuquerque, NM February 24-28, 2009
Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Proposals are now being accepted for the “Chick Lit.” Area, and all those
interested are encouraged to participate. (Graduate students/future
teachers are particularly welcome to participate or register to attend the
conference.) Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations,
but topics not included here are also welcome.

• Confessional narrative/style
• “Chick lit.” novel to film adaptations
• Diversity of “chick lit.” (British, American, Latina, African-American,
• Sub-genres (e.g., “Chica lit.”)
• Rhetorical and genre-related issues (Can men write “chick lit.?” Can men
author “chick lit.?”)
• Status/reputation (Do “chick lit.” authors merit greater respect?)

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for

Send materials with your email address to:
Dr. Amy Lerman
Mesa Community College
1833W.Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone: 480-461-7362
Email address:

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