CFP: [General] PCA/ACA Animation Area, San Francisco March 19-22, 2008

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Walker
contact email: 


Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
San Francisco , CA
March 19-22, 2008

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-
papers and panel proposals for presentation at the 2008 National
Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture
Association, to be held at the San Francisco Marriott Hotel (San
Francisco, California) March 19-22, 2008.

Proposal which consider the diversity of animation in relation to popular
culture are welcomed. Possible themes for papers/panels include but are
not restricted to:

Animated adaptations, comics and animation, propaganda, public
information, advertising, animated television series, animation for
education, animation aesthetics, gender issues, animation studios, online
animation, comedy, documentary, South Park, the work of Matt Groening,
CGI/animated special effects, anime.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than
250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information
(name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact
telephone number) by November 9, 2007.

Panel proposals of 4 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4-6
participants each are also encouraged. Please include the following:

 Panel title
 Name and contact information for the Panel Chair
Titles and abstracts of each paper
 Contact information for each presenter

All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the

Email proposals to:

James (Jim) Walker
University College for the Creative Arts at Maidstone
Oakwood Park
Maidstone, Kent
United Kingdom
ME16 8AG
Tel: +44 (0) 1622 620000
Fax: +44 (0) 1622 621100

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