CFP: [Film] Reality Television area of Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association conference

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James Bell
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CALL FOR PAPERS: Reality Television

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual

February 13-16, 2008

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710


The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
will hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 13-
16, 2008. Proposals are now being accepted for panels on Reality

Previous years’ presentations have explored the place of reality
television in modern culture; the ways in which reality television
programs are shaped as narratives; the development of reality television
programs as genres; the psychological, sociological, and philosophical
appeal of reality television; the ways in which reality television series
subvert and/or reinforce cultural, regional, and gender stereotypes; the
genesis, development (and decline?) of the reality television program;
and, the application of literary critical approaches to unpack reality
television programs.

Topics not included here are also welcome.

Abstracts of 150-250 words may be sent to Dr. James Bell (
by November 15, 2007. Please include a working title and a brief
biography of 100 words with your submission. Email submissions are


Telephone: (417) 334-6411, ext. 4263


Dr. James Bell

Department of English

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Missouri 65726


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