The American West

deadline for submissions: 
November 1, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 

American West in Literature and Film

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference


15-18 February 2017

Albuquerque, NM


Proposal submission deadline: 1 November 2016


Conference hotel:  

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

330 Tijeras Avenue Northwest

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: (505) 842-1234


Further conference details are available at


Seeking Papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film:


  • Popular Westerns or novels of the West

  • Film Westerns or films set in the West at any time

  • Gender/Masculinity Issues in “The Westerner”

  • Race in the West

  • John Wayne

  • The Hispanic West

  • Foreign Visions of the American West


Please submit your proposal to the Event Management Site at


Dr. Larry A. Van Meter

Area Chair: The American West in Literature and Film