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Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation

CFP: British Cinema, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013

Deadline: November 16, 2012.

Proposals are being accepted for the British Cinema Area of the 34rd annual SWTX PCA/ACA conference "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.(www.swtxpca.org).

Listed below are suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also very welcome.

• British New Wave cinema
• The work of Ken Loach, David Lean, Lindsay Anderson
• The British film noir cycle of the late 1940s.
• British Asian Cinema
• Heritage Cinema
• Representations and postcolonial critiques of Empire
• War Films of the 1950s
• The Irish Question in British Films
• Sport in British Cinema
• British Films about Youth Culture
• British Gangster Films
• The Hammer Horror Cycle
• Cinema and British Identity
• Comedy
• Queer Films
• Films of the Thatcher era
• Swinging London films

Please note that the conference has a "James Bond Franchise and Eurospy" area for proposals dealing with those film-related topics.

Please submit your presentation title, abstract (200-250 words), and brief current resume by November 16, 2012 to the conference website database which can be accessed at http://conference2013.swtxpca.org

Please direct any enquiries about the British Cinema Area to:

Robert Cross, PhD
British Cinema Area Chair
Institute for Language and Culture, Doshisha University
1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe-shi 610-0394, Japan

Registration for the 34th annual 2013 Southwest Texas Annual Conference will begin on September 1, 2012. The SW/TX PCA/ACA for our 34th annual conference, February 13-16, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center, ABQ, NM 87102. Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-421-1442. General information and online registration at http://www.swtxpca.org