CFP: Motorcycling Culture & Myth (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Fife
contact email: 
lesliefife57@yahoo.com

Call For Papers: MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH

PCA/ACA

April 12-16, 2006The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations are holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of these groups to be held April 12-16, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.Papers are requested on motorcycling and its impact on North American--and other--societies and cultures. Suggested topics include: * Riders' narratives or descriptions of the ride * The motorcycle as art, poetry, or agency * Rituals, norms, customs, or influences in motorcycle culture * The biker as subaltern or as "other" * Movies, films, or other images of motorcyclists * Analyses of media, corporate, or other power structures in relation to motorcycling culture or popular myth * Biographical analyses of noteworthy motorcyclists and their influence upon myth, culture, or cultural capital * Racial, gendered, class, or demographic aspects of motorcycling culture * Other literary, anthropological, geographical, historical,
 sociological, or psychological perspectives of motorcycling culture or myth DEADLINE: Please respond to the Area Co-Chairs listed below with a biographical statement and an abstract of 150 words by November 1, 2005.

Since responders may be assigned to presentations, completed papers should also be sent to the Co-Chairs, to be forwarded for review, not later than March 15, 2006. Basic information about the conference can be found at http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca/Suzanne Ferriss Division of Humanities Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Nova Southeastern University Telephone: 954-262-8219 E-mail: ferriss@nova.edu Gary L. Kieffner Department of History University of Texas at El Paso Telephone: 505-997-9102 E-mail: Kieffner@utep.edu

Leslie Fife, Ph.D.
Program Coord., Nat'l PCA/ACA
English Dept., 205 Morrill Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
405.624.8428; fax 405.744.6326
www.h-net.org/~pcaaca

<DIV><PRE><TT><SMALL>Call For Papers: MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH</SMALL></TT></PRE><PRE><TT><SMALL>PCA/ACA</SMALL></TT></PRE><PRE><TT><SMALL>April 12-16, 2006

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture
Associations are holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of
these groups to be held April 12-16, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, at
the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Papers are requested on motorcycling and its impact on North
American--and other--societies and cultures. Suggested topics
include:

* Riders' narratives or descriptions of the ride
* The motorcycle as art, poetry, or agency
* Rituals, norms, customs, or influences in motorcycle culture
* The biker as subaltern or as "other"
* Movies, films, or other images of motorcyclists
* Analyses of media, corporate, or other power structures in
relation to motorcycling culture or popular myth
* Biographical analyses of noteworthy motorcyclists and their
influence upon myth, culture, or cultural capital
* Racial, gendered, class, or demographic aspects of
motorcycling culture
* Other literary, anthropological, geographical, historical,
sociological, or psychological perspectives of motorcycling culture
or myth

DEADLINE: Please respond to the Area Co-Chairs listed below with a
biographical statement and an abstract of 150 words by November 1,
2005. </SMALL></TT></PRE><PRE><TT><SMALL>Since responders may be assigned to presentations, completed
papers should also be sent to the Co-Chairs, to be forwarded for
review, not later than March 15, 2006.

Basic information about the conference can be found at
<A href="http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca/" target=_blank><FONT color=#003399>http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca/</FONT></A>

Suzanne Ferriss
Division of Humanities
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
Nova Southeastern University
Telephone: 954-262-8219
E-mail: ferriss@nova.edu

Gary L. Kieffner
Department of History
University of Texas at El Paso
Telephone: 505-997-9102
E-mail: Kieffner@utep.edu</SMALL></TT></PRE><!-- toctype = X-unknown --><!-- toctype = text --><!-- text --><!-- toctype = text --><!-- text --><!-- END TOC --></DIV><BR><BR>Leslie Fife, Ph.D.<br>Program Coord., Nat'l PCA/ACA <br>English Dept., 205 Morrill Hall<br>Oklahoma State University<br>Stillwater, OK 74078<br>405.624.8428; fax 405.744.6326<br>www.h-net.org/~pcaaca<p>__________________________________________________<br>Do You Yahoo!?<br>Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around <br>http://mail.yahoo.com

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