CFP: Animation Area (PCA/ACA conference)

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Animation Area, PCA/ACA Conference 31st March-3rd April 2010
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Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
March 31st-3rd April, 2010

The Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks individual-papers and panel proposals for presentation at the 2010 National Conference of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, to be held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri) March 31st-3rd April, 2010

Proposals that 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, orphan films, 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 December 15th, 2009. 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 conference. 

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