Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
35th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)
Popular and American Culture Studies: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
February 19-22, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Toll Free: 888-421-1442
Paper proposals or full panel proposals are now being accepted for the newly combined area of American Studies and American History for the SWPACA annual conference. The theme and area allow for a broad range of topics that address the historical influences on present realities and future possibilities of American culture and/or cultural identity. Papers from a historical, interdisciplinary, and/or transnational perspective are encouraged. Subjects may include, but are not limited to:
Regional and local history
Public history and collective memory
Economics and American culture
Nationalism, citizenship, community
American Studies as a field
Cultural history as a field
Proposal Submission: Please provide a 250-word abstract and a current CV to the SWPACA submission database http://conference2014.southwestpca.org/. All proposals must be submitted through the database. Email submissions will not be considered.
Proposals are due by November 15, 2013.
Presenters are encouraged to apply for one of the SWPACA monetary awards for graduate student papers. For specific awards, due date, and application information see http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/.
Please see http://journaldialogue.org/ for information on the SWPACAs forthcoming peer-reviewed journal, Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy.
Deborah R. Marinski, Ph.D.
Ohio University--Southern Campus
1804 Liberty Ave.
Ironton, OH 45638
740-533-4637 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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