CFP: Motor Culture and the Road, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Ann. Conf. Feb, 13-16, 2013, Proposals Due: Nov. 16, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 34th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Area: Motor Culture and the Road, Chair: Stacy Rusnak
Deadline for Submissions: November 16, 2012
Motor Culture and the Road relates to a wide variety of areas of cultural significance in the global context. By expanding the concept of "motor" to mobility in general, and increasing our understanding of the road as both a liberating and confining space, we can explore our ever-shifting notions of identity formation.
SWTX welcomes scholars at all levels. Graduate students are encouraged, and SWTX awards a number of monetary awards for the best graduate papers
Potential Topics: The Road Movie, Videogames, Art, Advertising, Architecture, Gender, Race, Any aspect of Car/Motorcycle Culture: Shows, Customs, Industry; The Road, Route 66, Maps, GPS, Nation and Citizenship "Going Green." SWTX welcomes any topic relating to Motor Culture and the Road.