The Mythology in Contemporary Culture area of the Popular Culture Association invites submissions for the 2007 PCA/ACA National Conference, to be held in Boston, Massachusetts April 4-7.
The Mythology in Contemporary Culture area is dedicated to exploring mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods) in all areas of popular culture—from movies, video games and television to novels, politics and blogs—and the significance of these mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.
Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
Mythological monsters and the monstrous
Mythologies of the great flood(s), etc., in relation to current debates on global warming
Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day depiction of female athletes and women in sports
All abstracts pertaining to the general theme of mythology in contemporary culture are welcome.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 1, 2006.
Please submit a 250-word abstract no later than November 1, 2006 to:
Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.
Additional information regarding the PCA/ACA may be found at:
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