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CFP: New Sholarship on Beat Writers (12/1/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/2707)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Skerl, Jennie

Call for Proposals by the Beat Studies Association for a panel on new
scholarship on the Beats at the American Literature Association Annual
Conference to be held in Boston, May 24-27, 2007. Proposals are
requested reflecting new research or forthcoming publications on
individual writers or a broader historical/cultural analysis of the Beat
Generation. Send brief proposals (1-3 pages) by December 1, 2006, to
Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone Dr., Paoli, PA, 19301 or
jskerl_at_wcupa.edu.

UPDATE: American Indian Literatures and Cultures (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PAPERS
  POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  AND
  AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  ANNUAL MEETING
   
  APRIL 4-7, 2007
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
   
   
  AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURES AND CULTURES
   
  We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.
   
  UPDATED DEADLINE FOR ALL ABSTRACTS: NOVEMBER 3, 2006
   
   
  FOR INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS:
   

CFP: Philological Quarterly (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Philological Quarterly

We should definitely like to see more new submissions to Philological
Quarterly. We are open to articles on all areas of literature. You can send
articles by attached file to philological-quarterly_at_uiowa.edu or by post to
Philological Quarterly, 308 EPB, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.

William Kupersmith
Editor

UPDATE: American Indian Literatures and Cultures (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PAPERS
  POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  AND
  AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  ANNUAL MEETING
   
  APRIL 4-7, 2007
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
   
   
  AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURES AND CULTURES
   
  We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.
   
  UPDATED DEADLINE FOR ALL ABSTRACTS: NOVEMBER 3, 2006
   
   
  FOR INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS:
   

UPDATE: American Indian Literatures and Cultures (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PAPERS
  POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  AND
  AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  ANNUAL MEETING
   
  APRIL 4-7, 2007
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
   
   
  AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURES AND CULTURES
   
  We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.
   
  UPDATED DEADLINE FOR ALL ABSTRACTS: NOVEMBER 3, 2006
   
   
  FOR INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS:
   

UPDATE: Documentary (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CFP: Documentary
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
   
  April 4-7, 2007,
  Boston, MA
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals for the documentary area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference to be held April 4-7, 2007, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA.
   

UPDATE: Boston Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 Annual National
  Popular Culture/American Culture Associations Conference
   
  Boston, Massachusetts
  4-7 April 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  110 Huntington Avenue
  Boston, MA 02116
   
  Local Culture of Boston - American Culture Association
   
  UPDATED Deadline for proposal submissions is
  3 November 2006.
   
   
  http://www.popularculture.org
   
  The Local Culture of Boston section of the Popular Culture
  Association announces a call for papers on Boston and Popular
  Culture. Please submit a proposal for a panel of four presenters

UPDATE: Boston Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 Annual National
  Popular Culture/American Culture Associations Conference
   
  Boston, Massachusetts
  4-7 April 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  110 Huntington Avenue
  Boston, MA 02116
   
  Local Culture of Boston - American Culture Association
   
  UPDATED Deadline for proposal submissions is
  3 November 2006.
   
   
  http://www.popularculture.org
   
  The Local Culture of Boston section of the Popular Culture
  Association announces a call for papers on Boston and Popular
  Culture. Please submit a proposal for a panel of four presenters

UPDATE: Circus Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR CIRCUS PAPERS
   
  The Thirty-Seventh Annual Convention
  of The Popular Culture Association &
  The American Culture Association will take place
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  110 Huntington Avenue
  Boston, Massachusetts 02116
   
  This will be the eleventh meeting of the Popular Culture
  Association Circuses and Circus Culture interest group.
  We invite papers that explore the past and present of circus
  as art, craft and a unique form of popular culture. Circus,
  a continuously evolving tradition of live entertainment,

UPDATE: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.
   

UPDATE: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.
   

UPDATE: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  Joint Annual Conference
   
  Boston Marriot Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.
   

CFP: Appalachian Studies (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Jimmy Smith

Appalachia was, and remains, one place where Americans' thoughts go when the=
y have to re-think what it means to be American. Whether it is understood as=
 the First Frontier, the original Old West, or an Eden infested with the sna=
kes of race, class, and violence, Appalachia offers exceedingly fertile grou=
nd for popular and scholarly investigation.

Presentations covering a broad range of Appalachian culture

are welcome, as are thematic panels composed of three to

four presentations. Topics may include:

--Appalachian music

--Appalachian writers

--Appalachia in film

--Appalachia in television

--Gender in Appalachia

--"Fighting Back" in Appalachia

CFP: Appalachian Studies (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Jimmy Smith

Appalachia was, and remains, one place where Americans' thoughts go when the=
y have to re-think what it means to be American. Whether it is understood as=
 the First Frontier, the original Old West, or an Eden infested with the sna=
kes of race, class, and violence, Appalachia offers exceedingly fertile grou=
nd for popular and scholarly investigation.

Presentations covering a broad range of Appalachian culture

are welcome, as are thematic panels composed of three to

four presentations. Topics may include:

--Appalachian music

--Appalachian writers

--Appalachia in film

--Appalachia in television

--Gender in Appalachia

--"Fighting Back" in Appalachia

UPDATE: German Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

  2007 PCA/ACA National Conference
      
  April 4-7, 2007
      
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
      
  UPDATED Submission deadline: November 3, 2006
   
  We welcome papers on various subjects pertaining
  to Germany, its literature, and its culture. Specific
  topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
   
   
  "Animals in German Culture: A New Umwelt"
   
  Papers are sought that deal with representations
  of animals in German-language, literature and
  culture. Topics could include, but are not limited to:
  the impact of such representations on body theory;

UPDATE: Arthurian Legends (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

ARTHURIAN LEGENDS
   
  Popular Culture Association
  Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 3, 2006
   
  Papers and panel proposals on all popular treatments
  of Arthurian Legend from any period and in any medium--
  print, visual, musical, commercial, electronic--are welcome.
   
  Abstracts should be 250 words max. Panel proposals must
  include abstracts from all session participants. E-mail
  submissions are acceptable. Please submit abstracts and
  proposals in duplicate.
   
   
  Electronic submissions to:
   

UPDATE: Arthurian Legends (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

ARTHURIAN LEGENDS
   
  Popular Culture Association
  Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 3, 2006
   
  Papers and panel proposals on all popular treatments
  of Arthurian Legend from any period and in any medium--
  print, visual, musical, commercial, electronic--are welcome.
   
  Abstracts should be 250 words max. Panel proposals must
  include abstracts from all session participants. E-mail
  submissions are acceptable. Please submit abstracts and
  proposals in duplicate.
   
   
  Electronic submissions to:
   

UPDATE: Children's Television (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  Children's Television Area
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The "Children's Television" Area of the Popular Culture Association invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of Children's Television Programs. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: representations of literature, educational aspects, critical perspectives, historical examinations, or discussions regarding the place of children's television in, or influence on, popular culture.
   

UPDATE: Children's Television (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  Children's Television Area
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  The "Children's Television" Area of the Popular Culture Association invites interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of Children's Television Programs. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: representations of literature, educational aspects, critical perspectives, historical examinations, or discussions regarding the place of children's television in, or influence on, popular culture.
   

UPDATE: Gay, Lesbian, & Queer Studies (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

GAY, LESBIAN, AND QUEER STUDIES
   
  Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers
   
  POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  2007 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
   
  April 4-7, 2007
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
   
  For more information on the PCA/ACA,
  please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2006
   
  We are considering proposals for sessions organized
  around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers.
  Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four
  papers or speakers per standard session.
   

UPDATE: Film Adaptation (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PROPOSALS, ABSTRACTS, or PANELS
   
  FILM ADAPTATION
   
  2007 NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/
  AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
   
  APRIL 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 3, 2006
   
  Film adaptation is a wide-ranging genre that crosses
  the borders between music, stage, novels, short stories,
  poetry, biography, autobiography, illness narrative,
  television, science, politics, history, and more, transforming
  those mediums into the world of larger-than-life images
  with booming sound and vibrant color allowing an audience

UPDATE: Conspiracy Theory & Paranormal Claims (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 PCA/ACA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
   
  Conspiracy Theory & Claims for the Paranormal
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED Submission deadline: November 3, 2006
   
  We welcome papers on various subjects pertaining to conspiracy theories, to pseudoscience and to claims for the paranormal. Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
   
  --The Political Conspiracy and its Representations
  --"Bullsh!t, Mythbusting and other Skeptics in Popular Culture"
  --The Da Vinci Code
  --Conspiracies and Claims for the Paranormal in New Religious Movements
   

UPDATE: Garage Rock (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

Call For Papers UPDATE: PCA/ACA 2007 National Conference
   
  Area: American Culture Association, Music
   
  Conference Name: PCA/ACA 2007 National Conference
   
  Conference Date: April 4-7, 2007
   
  Conference Location: Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  Topic: Contemporary Garage Rock and its Influences
   
  This panel is constructed to discuss the history, influences,
  and other apects of contemporary Garage Rock. All papers
  on these relationships will be considered.
   
  What to send: Abstracts of 150 words will be accepted
  for consideration
   

UPDATE: Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

FASHION, APPEARANCE AND CONSUMER IDENTITY
   
  Popular Culture Association
  Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED Submission deadline: November 3, 2006
   
  Fashion, Appearance and Consumer Identity is concerned
  with the areas of clothing, fashion in literature and other
  media, historical costume, fashion aesthetics, fashion and
  appearance, fashion marketing, merchandising, retailing,
  the psychological/sociological aspects of dress, cultural
  appearances, as well as any areas relating to consumption
  and consumer identity. Papers from all disciplines are

UPDATE: Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

FASHION, APPEARANCE AND CONSUMER IDENTITY
   
  Popular Culture Association
  Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  UPDATED Submission deadline: November 3, 2006
   
  Fashion, Appearance and Consumer Identity is concerned
  with the areas of clothing, fashion in literature and other
  media, historical costume, fashion aesthetics, fashion and
  appearance, fashion marketing, merchandising, retailing,
  the psychological/sociological aspects of dress, cultural
  appearances, as well as any areas relating to consumption
  and consumer identity. Papers from all disciplines are

UPDATE: Electronic Communication & Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

CULTURES OF NOISE:
  Communicating Error in an Information Age
   
  Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  National Conference
   
  Boston, MA
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Deadline for Submissions: November 3, 2006
   
  The Electronic Communication and Culture Area
  of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting proposals
  for panels and individual papers on the theme of error/noise
  in a cybernetic society.
   
  In a culture of information, "noise" marks a rupture
  of signification that lays bare the dispersive and dissipative
  features of digital networks. In what ways are "error" and

UPDATE: Biography (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 Annual National
  Popular Culture/American Culture Associations Conference
   
  Boston, Massachusetts
  4-7 April 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  110 Huntington Avenue
  Boston, MA 02116
   
  Biography Area: Popular Culture Association
   
  UPDATED Deadline for proposal submissions is:
  3 November 2006.
   
  http://www.popularculture.org
   
  The Biography section of the Popular Culture
  Association announces a call for papers on
  Biography and Popular Culture. Panels run 90 minutes;
  each panelist has 20 minutes for presentation with

UPDATE: Biography (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 4:52pm
Leslie Fife

2007 Annual National
  Popular Culture/American Culture Associations Conference
   
  Boston, Massachusetts
  4-7 April 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  110 Huntington Avenue
  Boston, MA 02116
   
  Biography Area: Popular Culture Association
   
  UPDATED Deadline for proposal submissions is:
  3 November 2006.
   
  http://www.popularculture.org
   
  The Biography section of the Popular Culture
  Association announces a call for papers on
  Biography and Popular Culture. Panels run 90 minutes;
  each panelist has 20 minutes for presentation with

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