The SW/TX PCA/ACA Music: Traditional, Political, Popular Area invites submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any topic relating to all aspects of the popular cultural study of music. Topics can include but are not limited to:
„h individual artists or albums
„h genres of music
„h historical/geographic/cultural influences on music
„h music performances
„h publicity and promotion of music: critics, websites, magazines, street teams
„h music and art
„h technology and music
„h music on radio, on television, on stage, and in academia
Abstracts on any topic of music will be considered. (Please note: specific SW/TX PCA/ACA areas exist for Grateful Dead and Rap/Hip-Hop scholarship. Proposals on these topics should be directed accordingly.)
Individual abstracts and complete panels of three and four will be welcomed.
For individual submissions, please include name, affiliation, address, and email address along with the title of the paper, a 150-250 word abstract, and a brief bio.
For panel submissions, please include all the above along with a title of the panel and a 50 word summary of the panel¡¦s focus.
Scholars, teachers, professionals, and others interested in music-related topics are
encouraged to participate. Graduate students are also particularly welcome with award
opportunities for best graduate papers.
The 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio. 101 Bowie Street San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA. The conference runs April 20-23, 2011.
Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, audio/visual equipment, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtxpca.org.
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts may be sent to Brad Klypchak at the email or physical addresses below by December 15, 2010.
Music: Traditional, Political, Popular
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Liberal Studies Program - College of Arts & Science
PO Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75429
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture
and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
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