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SW/TX Pop Culture/American Culture Association
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PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX


Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2010
Conference hotel: Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites panels and papers for their annual conference at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Culinary Tourism
Eating Disorders and Hunger
Food in Literature/Film/TV
Food and Sex in Advertising
Food and Colonialism
Food and Race/Class/Nation
Foodie Culture
Gender, Sexuality and Food

Scholars, graduate students, foodies and others interested in the intersection of food and culture are encouraged to submit. Graduate students have the opportunity to submit their work for best graduate paper awards.

If you wish to form your own food and culture-oriented panel, please contact me with information on your panel topic and a list of participants. Please pass this CFP along to your friends and colleagues.

Please send a short curriculum vitae and 250-350 word abstract or proposal for panels to williamL@purdue.edu or to the physical address below by 10 December 2010.

Laura Anh Williams, Food and Culture Area Chair
Department of English
P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3E
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003