CFP: The Culture of Fandom (12/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Thompson
contact email: 
gthompson@rsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to DECEMBER 15, 2006

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2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

28th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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February 14-17, 2007

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The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a returning
or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at
this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the
conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can
be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

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Proposals are now being accepted for the Culture of Fandom Area. Listed
below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not
included here are also welcome.

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Fandom as a way to generate income

Fandom and social structure

Fandom and Consumer Culture

Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and Fandom

When Fans go too far? Fandom and Stalkers

Creating Fan ideologies and simulacra=20

NASCAR

Pro and or College Sports

Mascots and Superfans

Music Fandom

Star Trek, Star Wars, Sci-Fi, LOTR Fandom

Video Game Fandom

Movie Fandom

Political Fandom

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Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent
to Gregory J. Thompson at the email or physical address below by
DECEMBER 15, 2006.=20

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gthompson_at_rsu.edu

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Gregory J. Thompson, Ph.D.

Communications and Fine Arts Department

Rogers State University

1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd

Claremore OK 74017

918/343-7659

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cfp categories: 
film_and_television