American Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Panels are now forming for presentations regarding all aspects (historical, literary, cultural, etc.) of American Captivity Narratives. All topics and approaches to the genre are welcomed. Please send an abstract of your presentation to the address below. Graduate students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate or register to attend the conference and captivity forum.

Those interested in the captivity narrative panel should contact Dr. Benjamin Allen, Captivity Narratives Chair, at as soon as possible with questions and/or to notify of your proposal.

If your work does not focus on captivity narratives in particular but fits within the broad range of areas designated for the upcoming conference on American & Popular culture, I still encourage you to participate. Please pass along this call to friends and colleagues.

Send materials with your email address by 15 December 2009:

Dr. Benjamin Allen, Captivity Narrative Chair
Asst. Professor of History
South Texas College
PO Box 5032
McAllen, TX 78502-5032
Phone: 956-872-2037

For additional information regarding other panels and/or general questions regarding the event, please contact

Sally Sanchez
SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference Specialist
PO Box 34414
Houston TX 77234

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