CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Deadline for proposal submissions is November 30, 2012.

The Sixties Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of the decade. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to:

•1969, or other significant dates, places, or events, e.g. Days of Rage, etc.
•Religion, Spirituality, The Jesus Movement
•Sex, drugs, and rock n roll
•Communal living
•Different understandings of the “hippie movement” chronology
•Countercultural movements such as Hippies, SDS, Black Panther Party, and the White Panther Party
•Analysis of influential books and films (Kerouac, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Doors of Perception, The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, etc.)
•Politics, race and gender: Then and Now
•Music and fashion as cultural expression and consumer culture
•Media reaction and representation

Deadline for submission of a 100-250-word abstract is November 30, 2012.

Inquiries about possible papers or proposals for round table sessions or full panels are also welcomed and encouraged.

If your paper is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter, and information on registration, PCA/ACA membership, hotel accommodations, etc.

ALL ABSTRACTS AND PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE PCA DATABASE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Send queries to:
Deborah Carmichael
Michigan State University
carmic28@msu.edu
or
Lisa Williams
Michigan State University
will2062@msu.edu

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
religion
theatre