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

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Scott Baugh
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Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory
The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2007
annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, 4-7 April, 2007.
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.
Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana and Chicano culture
and politics including but not limited to:
*=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
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.
Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana and Chicano culture are
Please send inquiries or approximately 100-word proposals BY NOVEMBER 5 to:
         Dr. Scott Baugh [Texas Tech University, Department of English]
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