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[UPDATE] CFP: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)
full name / name of organization:
Lynn Zubernis/Southwest Popular and American Culture Association
DEADLINE EXTENDED! CFP: Special Topics: Stardom and Fandom, SW PACA (11/15/13; 2/19-22/14)
Join us for the 35th Annual Southwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference (www.southwestpca.org), February 19 – 22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme of this year’s conference is "Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." The Special Topics Area Chair for Stardom and Fandom invites paper or panel proposals on any aspect of stardom or fandom.
Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2013. (Please see below) Any and all topics will be considered, although we especially encourage proposals on:
The reciprocal relationship between stars and fans
The list of ideas is limited, so if you have an idea that is not listed, please suggest the new topic. We encourage submissions from multiple perspectives and disciplines.
Submit 250 word paper or 500 word panel proposals to: http://conference2014.southwestpca.org/ . (Choose the area “Special Topics – Stardom and Fandom.”) and input your information as directed.
Please remember that there are monetary awards for the best graduate student papers – we encourage you to apply! Papers in the Stardom and Fandom area could qualify for several awards, including the Diana Cox Award for best paper on images of women in popular culture, Euro Pop Award for best presentation on European popular culture, Peter C. Rollins Award for best paper dealing with a popular culture issue, Richard Tuerk Science Fiction and Fantasy Award for outstanding essay related to science fiction and fantasy, and the Post Script Award in film studies. You can see the full list at: http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/
Deadline for proposal submissions: November 15, 2013.
Direct questions to: Lynn Zubernis, firstname.lastname@example.org