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Call for Papers: "Breaking Borders: Indigenous Peoples Across the Divide"
2008 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 24â€“28, 2009
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associationâ€™s
30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
Paper proposals are now being accepted for a panel dedicated to issues of
physical borders, from a Hemispheric and Indigenous perspective.
Proposals should engage border policies and cultures of the Americas and
Canada and lend critical analyses to the concept of Nationalism
concerning both Indigenous and non-Native perspectives.
DEADLINE EXTENDED: December 15, 2008.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics
not included here are welcome and encouraged:
Â· Defining Mestizo Peoples across the Southern Border
Â· Indigenous Border Cultures
Â· MÃ©tis/mÃ©tis Canadian Communities
Â· Mestizo Peoples of the Southern U.S. (Creoles, Cajuns, Redbones
Â· MÃ©tis Communities of the U.S. Great Lakes
Â· State and Federal Recognition
Â· Indigenous Descended Families Across Borders
Â· American Indian and Mestizo conflicts and camaraderie
Â· First Nation Peoples and MÃ©tis conflicts and camaraderie
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent
to L. Rain Cranford-Gomez. Please forward this email to people who would
be interested in participating.
Area Chair, Native Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
American Literature and Language Arts
Cornelia Connelly School
The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Join us this year, as a returning or
first-time participant, as we celebrate the 30th year of this regional
popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
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