UPDATE: Mothering and Popular Culture (12/1/06; 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) lpodniek_at_ryerson.ca by December 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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