Proposals are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged. The deadline for submitting proposals is November 1, 2003.
Indians in Higher Education
Teaching Introduction to Native American Studies
Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction works by and/or about Indigenous people
Popular culture and religion (or, religious popular culture!)
Native peoples in/and film
Native representations in popular culture (television, comic books, video/computer games, film, etc…)
Politics and Native peoples
Indigenous resistance, regional or global (whaling/fishing rights, incarceration issues, sports mascots, etc.)
More ideas encouraged!
IMPORTANT NOTE: A new Area has been established, “American Indians Today”, headed up by Area Chair, Richard Allen. For inquiries, please contact Richard Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Sara C. Sutler-Cohen at the email or physical address below. Please include a current curriculum vitae and a working bibliography for your paper, where applicable. Please forward this email to people who would be interested in participating. Thanks!
The 2004 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, on the Riverwalk. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a quarter-century of this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org. PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS JANUARY 1, 2004.
Sara C. Sutler-Cohen
Area Chair, Native Studies
Dept. of Sociology
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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