CFP: [Film] Adolescence in Film and Television (San Francisco; March 19-22, 2008)

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Kylo-Patrick R. 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 2008 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and
American Culture Association, to be held at the San Francisco Marriott
Hotel (San Francisco, California) March 19-22, 2008.

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 9, 2007. 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 14, 2008.

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

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