CFP: War & Culture, SWPACA, Albuquerque, Feb. 15, 2017

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 15, 2017
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Military History

Call for Papers

“War & Culture”

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

38th Annual Conference, February 15-18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2016

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 38th annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/  

 

The chair for the “War and Culture” area invites all interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of the intersection of war and culture in literature, film, television, comics, and digital media; on cultural aspects of representation, mobilization, and memory in journalism, architecture, music, and painting; on American life and culture during wartime, etc. Especially encouraged are submissions on the culture of war protest, conscientious objectors, deserters, and anti-war activism.


If you are interested in organizing and/or in participating in a roundtable event regarding War and Culture, please contact the area chair with questions and suggestions for topics and presenters.

 

All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at http://conference2017.southwestpca.org/  

 

For details on using the submission database and on the application process in general, please see the Proposal Submission FAQs and Tips page at

http://southwestpca.org/conference/faqs-and-tips/proposal-submission-faqs-and-tips/  

 

Individual proposals for 15 minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words.  Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged, but not required.   

 

For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the above FAQs and Tips page.   

 

The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2016.   

SWPACA offers monetary awards for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. Submissions of accepted, full papers are due December 1.  For more information, visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/

 

Registration and travel information for the conference is available at http://southwestpca.org/conference/registration/

 

In addition, please check out the organization’s peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, at http://journaldialogue.org

If you have any questions about the “War & Culture” area, please contact its Area Chair, Steffen Hantke, Sogang University, steffenhantke@gmail.com  

 

We look forward to receiving your submissions.  

 

Contact Info: 
Prof. Steffen Hantke
Sogang University
English Department
CPO Box 1142
Seoul 100-611
Rep. of Korea
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