CFP: Motorcycling Culture (12/1/06; SW/TC PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Sally Sanchez
contact email: 
pcaacaswtx@sbcglobal.net

Call For Papers:
    MOTORCYCLING CULTURE
     
    Annual Meeting of the PCA/ACA Southwest/Texas
    February 14-17, 2007 Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, New Mexico
     
    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 4-7, 2007
    in Boston, Massachusetts at the beautiful Boston Marriott
    Copley Place.
     
    Papers and presentations are requested on motorcycling
    and its impact on 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, consumer capitalist, 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, ethnic, gendered, class, or demographic aspects
    of motorcycling culture
    * Other literary, anthropological, geographical, historical,
    sociological, or psychological perspectives of motorcycling culture
     
     Please respond to the Area Co-chair listed below with
    a biographical statement and an abstract of 150 words by
    December 1, 2006. Since responders may be assigned to
    presentations, completed papers should also be sent to
    the Chair for review, not later than
    March 15, 2007.
     
    Basic information about the conference can be found at:
     http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
     
    Paul Nagy
    Clovis Community College
    Clovis New Mexico
    E-mail: paul.nagy._at_clovis.edu
    (505)769-4908

Sally Sanchez
  SW/TX PCA/ACA Program Coordinator
  PO Box 34414
  Houston, TX 77234-4414
   
  SW/TX PCA/ACA 2007 Conference
  February 14-17, 2007
   
  Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
  330 Tijeras
  Albuquerque, NM 87102
  Phone: 1.505.842.1234
  Fax: 1.505.766.6710
   
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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches