PCA/ACA 2010 CONFERENCE / March 31-April 3 / Brazilian Popular Culture Call for Papers

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Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
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March 31-April 3, St. Louis, Missouti
Brazilian Popular Culture Call for Papers

We invite you to submit a proposal on aspects of Brazilian popular culture. Papers may include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Soap operas and video games
Brazilian popular music
The body and the world of fashion
Afrobrazilian culture and tourism
Cities of Brazil as exotic places
Brazilian cinema
Brazilian carnival and the politics of identity
Literatura de Cordel

They can be submitted as individual papers or as panels. The deadline for submissions or abstracts is December 15, 2009. Papers may be written is English, Portuguese or Spanish. Length should not exceed 10 double-spaced pages (reading time: 20 minutes maximum).

Those interested, please, email a one-page abstract (no mare than 250 words, accompanied by paper title, author's name, address and phone number) to either:

Mónica Ayala-Martínez Manuel Martínez
Denison University Ohio Dominican University
Dept. of Modern Lang. /Box M 1216 Sunbury Road
Granville, OH 43023 Columbus, OH 43219
ayala@denison.edu martinem1@ohiodominican.edu
(740) 587-6228 (614) 251-4671