This is a Call for Papers for scholars in Native/Indigenous Studies for the 2014 Southwest Popular / American Culture Association February 19-22, 2014 35th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at Hyatt Regency. The Conference Theme is Popular and American Culture Studies:
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.
Come present with us! Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations but topics not included here are welcomed and encouraged. Paper topics can include transnational and international Indigenous issues.
EXTENDED DEADLINE Nov 15, 2013
Indigenous methodologies and interpretative frameworks
Sci-fi and speculative fiction, including original work
Indigenizing popular culture
Teaching Native American Studies
Life writing and Native literature
Native art and artists
Native peoples across borders: racial/physical/economic/politicalc etc.
Native representations in popular culture (television/film, comic books, graphic novels, video/computer games, etc.)
Native/Indigenous films, filmmakers, etc.
Popular culture and language preservation
Indigenous cuisine and cooking
Indigenous resistance, regional or global (treaty rights, incarceration issues, sports mascots, etc.)
Animal Studies and Native Studies intersections
Native peoplesf relationships with various communities of color
Structural inequalities, social institutions, and Indigenous peoples
Landscapes and Indigenous ecologies
Travel, tourism, and Indigenous nations
Native sovereignty through television and internet
Cyberculture and social media
Queer theory and Native Studies
MORE IDEAS ENCOURAGED
Submit your 250 word proposal to the following database: http://conference2014.southwestpca.org/
Any other inquiries regarding this area may be sent to Margaret Vaughan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please share this information to anyone who would be interested in participating.
Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, monetary awards for the best graduate student papers, etc.) will be posted at http://www.southwestpca.org
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