PCA/ACA AREA: HEALTH AND DISEASE IN POPULAR CULTURE
POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
SAN FRANCISCO MARRIOTT
San Francisco, California March 19-22, 2008
The "Health and Disease in Popular Culture" PCA/ACA area encourages
proposals from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Topics may include subjects related to health and disease in the mass media (e.g., television, film, internet, advertising)
drugs and pharmaceuticals; alcohol or tobacco
disasters or calamities and public health consequences in popular culture
infectious and chronic diseases in popular culture
health institutions (e.g., hospitals, HMOs)
women and men as healers, caretakers, and health
literature and health;
race, gender, class and health
urban or rural health
colonization, health, and disease, or globalization,
health, and disease.
Contributions from interdisciplinary and single disciplines are welcome.
Individual or full panel proposals are considered.
Professor of Political Science and American Studies
School of Arts and Sciences
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Boston
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
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