CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

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Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
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Organizers of the 34th annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the "Literature (General)" category. This area will provide a forum for scholarly presentations on literary subjects outside of our more specific Literature areas. (Before submitting to the general area, please check the special area list, as you may find a home there:

Areas of interest might include literary theory; interdisciplinary approaches to literary analysis; aesthetics; literary history; experimental writing (other than poetry – see list above); genre criticism; historical or cultural criticism; regional literatures; and, popular forms of literary expression beyond our noted areas. We particularly encourage submissions addressing our 2013 conference theme, "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context."

Submit 250-word paper abstracts or 500-word panel proposals online to area "Literature – General" at: All proposals must be submitted to the database; no email submissions, please.

Direction questions about the Literature (General) Area to: Dr. Shelley S. Rees, Deadline for proposal submissions: November 16, 2012.

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Conference Rate Reservations available at:

For more details on the conference, including information about our areas of study, travel, or touring Albuquerque and Santa Fe, please visit our website: Please also consider applying for one of our many graduate student awards: