CFP: PCA/ACA Annual Conference: Chicago, April 16-19, 2014 "The Great Recession on TV"

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA Annual Conference
contact email: 
pca.aca.abstract@gmail.com

CFP: PCA/ACA Annual Conference: Chicago, April 16-19, 2014

Seeking abstracts that provide textual analyses and cultural critique of the "Great Recession," and the financial crises of 2008, 2009 (and on an on) which have been depicted on television. Content need not be U.S. specific: the Greek economic crises, European austerity, the UK banking scandal. Programming may be sitcom, drama, dramedy, or satire.

Please send a 300-400 word abstract to pca.aca.abstract@gmail.com before October 15th, 2013.

keywords: social class, economy, crises, recession, globalization, television, austerity,

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
popular_culture