CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2009
Deadline for submission: November 15, 2008
The 30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture
Associations February 24–28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers on ANY aspect of James Bond films, books, toy, games, actors, children’s fare, theology, etc..,
2008 marks the centennial of Ian Fleming’s birth. A new Bond movie is hitting the theatres Quantum of Solace and a new James Bond novel Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks has also just been released.
Participants are encouraged to discuss any of aspect of the three above topics, but other concepts to consider include
Connery and Never Say Never (history of this film)
How is the current Casino Royale different from the 1967 spoof
How does Daniel Craig stand up as a Bond against who have come before?
How does Craig as Bond compare with Bond as Ian Fleming wrote him in the 1953?
Roger Moore Vs. Sean Connery
The Post Fleming Novels
Ian Fleming as Storyteller
Bond Women/Sexism in Bond Film
James Bond from a Women’s Studies perspective
The James Bond Comics
James Bond Jr.
ANY IDEA or TOPIC will be considered.
Please send title and abstract to:
Rob Weiner area chair
Texas Tech University
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We look forward to seeing you this winter in sunny Albuquerque where we invite you to explore Route 66, local pueblos, hiking trails, museums, the Sandia and Isleta casinos, area ski resorts, and nearby Santa Fe.
Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
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