CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

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Shawn David Young
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The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National
APRIL 8th-11th, 2009
New Orleans Marriott

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2008

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 December 15, 2008.

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.

Address abstracts, inquiries, or proposals to:

Deborah Carmichael
Michigan State University


Shawn David Young
Michigan State University
235 Bessey Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1033

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