The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites panels and individual papers examining atomic culture for its annual conference to be held February 13-17, 2002 at the Albuquerque Hilton Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Possible areas of consideration include, but are not limited to:
Fiction and science fiction
The nuclear physicist as cultural figure
Located between Los Alamos and the Trinity Site, Albuquerque offers a unique place to consider cultural manifestations of atomic energy. Participants will have an opportunity to visit the National Atomic Museum located on Kirtland Airforce Base.
Please send proposals for panels and individual papers (include a 100 word abstract and a one-page c.v.) by December 1 to the address listed below. Email submissions are welcome.
Scott C. Zeman, Area Chair for Atomic Culture in the Nuclear Age
Assistant Professor of History
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, New Mexico
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