CFP: Reality Television (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

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James Bell
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Call for Papers:=20
Reality Television

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2006

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
will hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February
8-11, 2006. Proposals are now being accepted for panels on Reality

Presentations might explore 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 subverts and/or
reinforces cultural, regional, and ethnic stereotypes; the ubiquitous
presence of sexualities in reality television; the genesis, development
(and decline?) of the reality television program; or, the application of
literary critical approaches to unpack reality television programs. =20

Topics not included here are also welcome. =20

Abstracts of 150-250 words may be sent to Dr. James Bell (
by November 15, 2005. 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=20

College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Missouri 65726




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