CFP: Chicana & Chicano Culture at 2003 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference
Call for Papers Deadline:
CALL FOR PANEL AND PAPER PROPOSALS
Chicana and Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory
The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 24th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 13 through 17, 2003. The organizations have met there the last several years, and members wanted to return because of the great location, the fine hotel, food, sights, and museums.
Panels and individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are encouraged for our 2003 meeting. The Chicana/o Culture area tends to be both multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary, and panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana/o cultural studies.
Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana/o culture and politics including but not limited to “resistance and affirmation”; nationalism and ethnic separatism; borders, frontiers, and territorialization; labor unions and social collectivity; machismo, feminidad, feminisms, and gender construction; immigration, internal colonialism, and indigenismo; religion and spirituality; mainstream depictions and ethnic stereotyping; La Raza Cósmica and cultural syncretism. Topics might traverse distinctions within cultural expressions and specific genres—corridos, mitos, folklore, poetry, fiction, drama, film, television. Presentations might cover theoretical and/or creative and/or historical works by individual authors such as José Vasconcelos, Rudy Acuña, Luis Valdez, George I. Sánchez, Gloria Anzaldúa, Ana Castillo, Cherríe Moraga, and others.
Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana/o culture are welcome.
PLEASE SEND SUBMISSIONS BY DECEMBER 10, 2002.
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Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091
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