The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations are holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of these groups to be held April 12-16, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
Papers are requested on motorcycling and its impact on North American and other societies and cultures.
Riders' Narratives or descriptions of the Ride
The motorcycle as Art, Poetry, or Agency
Rituals, Norms, Customs, or Influences in motorcycle culture
The Biker as Subaltern or as "Other"
Movies, films, or other Images of motorcyclists
Analyses of media, corporate, or other Power Structures in relation to motorcycling culture or popular myth
Biographical Analyses of Noteworthy Motorcyclists and their Influence upon Myth, Culture, or Cultural Capital
Racial, Gendered, Class, or Demographic aspects of motorcycling culture
Other Literary, Anthropological, Geographical, Historical, Sociological, or Psychological perspectives of motorcycling culture or myth
Please respond to the listed contact with a biographical statement and an abstract of 150 words by November 1, 2005. Since responders may be assigned to presentations, completed papers should also be sent to the Co-Chairs, to be forwarded for review, not later than March 15, 2006.
Nova Southeastern University
Division of Humanities
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: (954) 262-8219
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