CFP: Health and Disease in Popular Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman
contact email: 
jenteb@comcast.net

 PCA/ACA HEALTH AND DISEASE IN POPULAR CULTURE (11/1/06; 4/4/07-4/7/07)
 POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
 BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, APRIL 4-7, 2007

 The "Health and Disease in Popular Culture" PCA/ACA area encourages
 proposals from historical and contemporary perspectives.

Topics may include subjects related to health and disease in popular culture
including literature and health; health in the mass media (e.g., television,
film, internet, advertising); drugs and pharmaceuticals; alcohol or tobacco;
infectious and chronic diseases in popular culture;> epidemics; mental
health; health institutions
(e.g., hospitals, HMOs); health insurance; women and men as healers,
caretakers, and health professionals; race, gender, class and health;
urban or rural health; colonization, health, and disease, or globalization,
health, and disease.

Contributions from interdisciplinary and single disciplines are
welcome. Individual or full panel proposals are considered.

DEADLINE: November 1, 2006. Please send abstracts to

Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman
Email: jennifer.tebbe_at_mcphs.edu

Snail Mail Address:

Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman
Professor of Political Science and American Studies
School of Arts and Sciences
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Boston
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Fax: 617-732-2801
Phone: 617-732-2904
Email: jennifer.tebbe_at_mcphs.edu

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches