CFP: [Film] Adolescence in Film and Television (11/30/08; April 8-11, 2009) PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart
contact email: 

The “Adolescence in Film and Television” Area Chair of the American
Culture Association seeks individual-paper proposals for presentation at
the 2009 National Convention of the Popular Culture Association and
American Culture Association, to be held at the New Orleans Marriott (New
Orleans, Louisiana) April 8-11, 2009.

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.

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 30, 2008. Decisions pertaining to the
status of such abstracts will be communicated within approximately two
weeks of receipt. All presenters must be members of the American Culture
Association or the Popular Culture Association by the time of the

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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