The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA) will hold their 2007 annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, 4-7 April, 2007.
Panels and individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are encouraged for our 2007 meeting. The “Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory” area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana and Chicano cultural studies.
Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana and Chicano culture and politics including but not limited to:
Further, paper and panel topics might traverse distinctions within cultural expressions and specific genres—corridos, mitos, folklore, poetry, fiction, drama, film, television. Presentations might cover theoretical and/or creative and/or historical works by individual authors such as Jose Vasconcelos, Rudy Acuna, Luis Valdez, George I. Sanchez, Gloria Anzaldua, Ana Castillo, Cherrie Moraga, and more.
Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana and Chicano culture are welcome.
Please send inquiries or approximately 100-word proposals BY NOVEMBER 5
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