Arrested Development (7/15/13 for PCA/ACA, Chicago, April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

I am seeking panelists for a proposed session on Arrested Development at the 2014 PCA/ACA Conference in Chicago (April 16-19). Final approval for the panel will come from the TV area chair. If I receive enough interest/proposals, I will also consider submitting a book proposal for the first edited collection on the show. Please indicate in your email if you're interested in the panel, the book, or both.

Topics for essays include, but are not limited to:
Class
Family Dynamics
Work Issues
The 1%/Occupy Wallstreet
The Cult Status of the Show
Sexuality
Gender
Narratology
Psychology
Economics
Criminal Justice
Illusions
Identity/Agency

Please submit an abstract of 300-500 words and a brief bio to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu) by July 15th, 2013.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
journals_and_collections_of_essays
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond