CFP for the Anime/Manga Area of the SW/TX Popular Culture Assn. 2010 Conference

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Call for Papers: Anime & Manga Area
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
The 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown at 300 Tijeras, Albuquerque, NM, 87102. 505-842-1234.
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Proposals/abstracts are now being accepted for papers and panels for the Anime & Manga Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome. If you would like to chair or present a panel please let me know ASAP.
History of Anime & Manga
Anime & Philosophy
Anime & Manga in the Classroom
Anime & the Idea of "Soft Power"
The Heroes in Anime & Manga
Anime & Gender
Japanese and US Culture in the Interpretation of Anime
Anime & the CityScape
Symbolism in Anime
Anime & Manga as Literature
Fandom and Fan Fiction
These are broad categories, and this is just a partial list. Papers over any topics or issues in anime and manga will be welcomed.
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Debbie Scally at the email or physical addresses below by 12/15/09. Priority registration begins 11/1/09.
Debbie Scally
4719 Cole Ave. #210
Dallas, TX 75205 OR