CFP: Adolescence in Film and TV (11/1/06; ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

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Kylo Hart
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Call for Papers: Adolescence in Film and Television

The "Adolescence in Film and Television" Area Chair of the American
Culture Association seeks individual-paper proposals for presentation
at the 2007 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and
American Culture Association, to be held at Boston Marriott Copley
Place (Boston, Massachusetts) April 4-7, 2007.

Submissions that explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations,
and themes pertaining to the portrayal of adolescence/adolescents in
film and television, during any historical era, are desired from
scholars, educators, and students at all levels. Possible topics of
relevance include, but are certainly not limited to, advertising images
and appeals, coming-of-age narratives, drug use, HIV/AIDS, juvenile
delinquency, non-heterosexuality, premarital sex, violence and social
aggression, and (losing one's) virginity. Individual presentations
will be limited to 15 minutes in length.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than
250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact
information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail
addresses, and contact telephone number) by November 1, 2006.
Decisions pertaining to the status of such abstracts will be
communicated within two weeks of receipt. All presenters must be
members of the American Culture Association or the Popular Culture
Association and pre-register for the conference no later than February
1, 2007.

Please mail or e-mail abstracts to: Kylo-Patrick Hart, Department of
Communication and Media Studies, Plymouth State University, 17 High
Street, MSC 60, Plymouth, NH 03264;

For additional information about the conference, please visit the
PCA/ACA website at

Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor
Plymouth State University
Department of Communication and Media Studies
17 High Street, MSC 60
Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264
(603) 535-3122

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