28th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 14-17, 2007
The 2007 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 are now being accepted for the True Crime in Television, Film, and History Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.
Novel, film, and television adaptations of criminal cases
Documentaries and television series based on True Crime
Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction adaptations of criminal cases and criminals
True Crime authors/works
The True Crime Genre
Specific True Crime cases
Explorations of Forensic Science, Criminal Investigation, and Profiling
Effects of Publicity and Media hype of True Crime cases
The Popularity of True Crime in publishing, television, and film
The History of True Crime reporting
A & E’s “Cold Case Files”, CBS’ “48 Hours Mystery”, Court TV’s “The Investigators”, etc.
Homicide and Serial Homicide as portrayed in Mass Media (Film, Television, Publishing, Journalism, etc. )
And much more...
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to James Yates at the email or physical addresses below by November 1, 2006. Please include a current curriculum vitae.
James Yates, Ph.D.
210 Vinson Hall
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
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