CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (11/1/06; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Podnieks
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CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)


I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional
contract with McGill-Queen's University Press, tentatively called
Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.


The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers,
mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth- and
twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider
include, but are not limited to, the following:=20


-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;=20

-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;=20

-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;=20


-visual art including photography and mixed media;=20



-graphic fiction;=20


-best-selling literatures.=20


Please send 1-2 page abstracts via email to Liz Podnieks (Ryerson
University) by November 1, 2006. Please include your
affiliation as well as nationality (for govt of Canada funding
purposes). Contributors will be notified by December 20, 2006; completed
papers (20 pages) will be due by April 1, 2007. Enquiries welcome.

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