Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative

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Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Assocation
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Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Celebrating "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 16, 2012

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Hotel reservations can be made directly at the SW/TX PCA/ACA website.

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted. Please submit a 200-word abstract (or completed paper) through the SW/TX PCA/ACA database at

For consideration, all proposals must be posted to the conference database noted above.

For additional information, contact the Area Chair:
Dr. Melinda McBee, Grayson County College
903-463-8639 (office); 940-442-5340 (home)

To be considered for the Phyllis Bridges Award for Biography, graduate students must submit completed papers by January 1, 2013, to the Area Chair at For additional details, please visit or
NOTE: Occasionally, electronic glitches may occur. If you have not received a response to your proposal within five days, please e-mail or call one of the phone numbers listed above.