Film Studies Area: "Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

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Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
35th Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2013

Proposals are now being accepted for the Film Studies Area at the 2014 SWPACA Conference.

We invite you to submit presentations about contemporary and classic film, ranging from critical essays to analyses employing recognized research methodologies. Paper presentations should be 15 minutes and should present an arguable thesis or develop a compelling question.

For individual presentations, submit a proposal with the following items:
• maximum 250-word abstract, including paper/presentation title;
• current curriculum vitae;
• working bibliography for your paper; and
• contact information (name and email). 

All presenters must enter their own information and proposals into the conference database individually, even if on a submitted panel.

Proposals for panels of 3-4 presenters are also welcome.
To propose a panel, submit the following:

• panel title;
• name and email address for the panel chair;
• titles and abstracts of each paper; and
• name and email address for each presenter.

Submit all proposals to

Please see for a list of monetary awards (and their requirements) for the best graduate papers . Of particular interest to presenters in this area is the Post Script Graduate Student Award in Film Studies.

Additional conference information is available at: Http://