SW/TX Popular Culture Association
Call for Papers
The 31th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX Popular Culture Assoc./ACA
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Conference Website: www.swtxpca.org
Panels are now being formed for presentations regarding Literature, Ecocriticism and the Environment. Specific areas might include:
ecocritical approaches to literature
environmentally-focused artists and their art
representations of nature and the environment in popular and American culture
interdisciplinary approaches to the environment by environmental historians, philosophers, geographers, ecologists, governmental agencies, etc.
environmental activism, non-profit, governmental issues, etc.
SW/TX PCA has a rich history of intellectual pursuit with a friendly spirit. Professional academics, as well as graduate students (and special undergraduates) and other professionals are welcome to submit papers. Individual presentations should be 15-20 minutes in length.
Send detailed abstract or paper electronically with your email address, affiliation and a short bio. Early submissions and registration encouraged (please see conference website for details regarding accommodations and other relevant matters. Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2009. In the subject line please type: “SW/TX PCA Submission” – send to:
Dr. Ken Hada, Area Chair
Literature, Ecocriticism and the Environment
Department of English & Languages
East Central University
1100 E. 14th St.
Ada, OK 74820
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