CFP: Chicana/o Culture: Literature, Film, Theory (11/5/06; 4/4/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Baugh
contact email: 
scott.baugh@ttu.edu

CALL FOR PANEL AND PAPER PROPOSALS
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Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory
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The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2007
annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, 4-7 April, 2007.
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Panels and individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture
are encouraged for our 2007 meeting. The =B3Chicana/Chicano Culture:
Literature, Film, Theory=B2 area tends to be both multicultural and
interdisciplinary, and panels and individual papers may explore any issues
relevant to Chicana and Chicano cultural studies.
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Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana and Chicano culture
and politics including but not limited to:
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*=B3resistance & affirmation=B2
*nationalism & ethnic separatism
*borders, frontiers, & territorialization
*labor unions & social collectivity
*machismo, feminidad, feminisms, & gender construction
*immigration, internal colonialism, & indigenismo
*religion & spirituality
*mainstream depictions & ethnic stereotyping
*La Raza C=F3smica & cultural syncretism
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Further, paper and panel topics might traverse distinctions within cultural
expressions and specific genres=8Bcorridos, mitos, folklore, poetry, fiction,
drama, film, television. Presentations might cover theoretical and/or
creative and/or historical works by individual authors such as Jose
Vasconcelos, Rudy Acuna, Luis Valdez, George I. Sanchez, Gloria Anzaldua,
Ana Castillo, Cherrie Moraga, and more.
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Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana and Chicano culture are
welcome.
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Please send inquiries or approximately 100-word proposals BY NOVEMBER 5 to:
         Dr. Scott Baugh [Texas Tech University, Department of English]
         Email attachment (preferred): scott.baugh_at_ttu.edu
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For more, please visit the conference site: www.popularculture.org

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cfp categories: 
ethnicity_and_national_identity