CFP: Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 27th Annual Conference
Date: February 8-11, 2006
Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
The 2006 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at:
Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged. Additionally, proposals from Graduate Students are particularly welcome, with award opportunities for best graduate papers.
Hip Hop Historiography: How do Rap/Hip Hop artists reexamine histories?
Hip Hop Influences: Pop-culture’s influence upon Hip Hop, Hip Hop’s influence upon Pop-culture...
Flow: Linguistic approaches to Rap and Hip Hop music
“On My Block”: The significance of place and place-name in Rap and Hip Hop
“How Long Will They Mourn Me?”: East/West legacies, Biggie, Tupac, et al
Whose “Deliverance”?: Anglo slants on Rap and Hip Hop (Eminem, Bubba Sparxxx, etc)
“Pour Out a Little Liquor”: Rap, Hip Hop, and socioeconomic issues
Socially Conscious Rap and Hip Hop
8 Mile: Filmic representations of Rap Music and/or Hip Hop Culture
More ideas are encouraged!
Please send abstracts of 250 words with relevant audio/visual requests by November 15, 2005, to Brian McNely at the email or physical address below.
Panel ideas should include one abstract of 200 words describing the panel, accompanied by the underlying abstracts of 250 words of the individual papers that comprise the panel.
Brian J. McNely
Area Chair, Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
11136 Loma Roja Dr.
El Paso TX, 79934
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)