Chicana/o/x Literature, Film, and Culture

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February 20, 2019 to February 23, 2019
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Mexican History / Studies, Borderlands

Call for Papers

Chicana/o/x Literature, Film, and Culture

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th 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

Panels and individual papers on all aspects of Chicana, Chicano, and Chicanx culture are encouraged for our upcoming conference. The Chicana/o/x Literature, Film, and Culture area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana/o/x cultural studies. Presentations might examine themes relevant to Chicana/o/x culture and politics, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Language
  • Border nationalism
  • Indigenismo
  • Colonialism
  • Gender
  • Immigration
  • Folklore
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Revolution & Resistance 
  • Stereotypes
  • Graffiti
  • Television
  • Literature
  • Art

Proposals that address any aspect of Chicana/o/x culture are welcome.

All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at

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. The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2018.  

If you have any questions about the Chicana/o/x Literature, Film, and Culture area, please contact its Area Chair, Dr. Lupe Linares, College of St Scholastica, llinares@css.eduWe look forward to receiving your submissions.  

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Dr. Lupe Linares, The College of St. Scholastica

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