CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

Proposals are being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 34rd annual SWTX PCA/ACA conference "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context," February 13-16, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.(

We welcome proposals that explore and interrogate the representations of children in film: Hollywood film, independent film, international film, and/or children's film. Additional topics of interest concerning children in film or images of children in film may include, but are not limited to: coming-of-age; children of color; negotiations of racial/ethnic/cultural differences; negotiations by children of social, political, economic conditions; children's relationships with adults, parents, siblings, or peers as represented in film; gender and children; sexuality and children; children of the Diaspora as portrayed in film; children and technology; the child body; mechanized children; children's education, or any other topic that explores the child image in film.

Panel suggestions are welcome! Please email for information on panels.

The deadline for submissions is November 20, 2012.

Abstracts of 200-300 words must be submitted to the SWTX conference database:

All abstracts must be submitted by the presenter to the above database.

Deadline for submissions is November 20, 2012.

Debbie Olson
Area Chair, Children in Film
Department of English
University of Texas, Arlington
PO Box 19035
203 Carlisle Hall
Arlington, TX

Registration for the 34th annual 2013 Southwest Texas Annual Conference will begin on September 1, 2012. The SW/TX PCA/ACA for our 34th annual conference, February 13-16, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.
at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center, ABQ, NM 87102. Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-421-1442.

Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at