The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. Proposals are encouraged that focus on any medium of popular or American culture, such as novels, nonfiction, comics/graphic novels, television, theater, theory, movies, advertising, new media, or politics and agitprop.
Proposals of interest for this year's conference might include:
*HIV/AIDS in Erotic Culture
*GLBTQ Romance Novels
*HIV/AIDS in Popular Culture
*GLBTQ Television Representation
*The Violet Quill writers
*Popular GLBTQ romance novels/novelists
*GLBTQ comics/graphic novels
However, proposals addressing any topic of GLBTQ significance in popular or American culture are welcome.
Please submit 500 word proposals and a brief CV, including your professional affiliation (as Word friendly documents) to Mark John Isola at markjohn at alumni.tufts.edu.
Please note: Presenters may only present 1 paper at MAP/ACA; please do not submit multiple papers to multiple areas.
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference (MAPA/ACA)
Dates: Thursday, 11/3 – Saturday, 11/5
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Venue: The Radisson Warwick Hotel
Deadline: Proposals must be received by June 30, 2011
Web Site: www.mapaca.net
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=173903857907
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