Beats, Counterculture, and Hispters

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2016
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Oral History, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Area Chair seeks paper and panel submissions to the “Beats, Counterculture, and Hipsters” area.  Topics of interest might include Literature of the Beat Generation, Beat Culture and the Cold War, The Beats in Popular Culture, Women in the Beat Generation, African American Beats, Beat Appropriation of African American Culture, Moral Crisis of the Cold War and the Beat Generation, 1960s Counterculture (Hippies), Countercultural conflicts over race and gender, the Beat Movement and its influence on Popular Culture, Conservative Counterculture(s) of the postwar period, Literary Narratives of Counterculture and Utopianism, and studies on Hipsters in the past and in their current incarnations.  

Contact Info: 

Christopher Carmona, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, 956-882-7302