CFP: Chicana/o Culture: Literature, Film, Theory (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Baugh
contact email: 


Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory

The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2006
annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12 through 15, 2006. Panels and
individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are
encouraged for our 2006 meeting. The ³Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature,
Film, Theory² area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and
panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana and
Chicano cultural studies.

Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana and Chicano culture
and politics including but not limited to ³resistance and affirmation²;
nationalism and ethnic separatism; borders, frontiers, and
territorialization; labor unions and social collectivity; machismo,
feminidad, feminisms, and gender construction; immigration, internal
colonialism, and indigenismo; religion and spirituality; mainstream
depictions and ethnic stereotyping; La Raza Cosmica and cultural syncretism.
Topics might traverse distinctions within cultural expressions and specific
genres‹corridos, mitos, telenovelas, folklore, poetry, fiction, drama, film,
television. Presentations might cover theoretical and/or creative and/or
historical works by individual authors such as Jose Vasconcelos, Rudy Acuna,
Luis Valdez, George I. Sanchez, Gloria Anzaldua, Ana Castillo, Cherrie
Moraga, and list goes on.

Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana and Chicano culture are

Please send inquiries or approximately 100-word proposals BY NOVEMBER 10 to:

Dr. Scott Baugh
email attachment (preferred):


postal mail:
Film & Media Studies Program
English Department, MS 3091
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091


fax: 806.742.0989


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