CFP Civil War and Reconstruction Area at PCA-ACA Annual Conference 2016 March 21-25 Seattle

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 24, 2016 to October 1, 2016
Location: 
Hawaii, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, Political History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers:

 

The American Civil War and Reconstruction

at the

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

National Conference 2016

 

March 21-25, 2016

Sheraton Seattle
1400 Sixth Ave
Seattle, WA  98101  USA

Seattle, Washington

 

The Civil War and Reconstruction Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is calling for papers on the American Civil War and Reconstruction for its national meeting, March 21-25 (Wednesday through Saturday), 2016 at the Sheraton Seattle in Seattle, Washington.  Papers are welcome from a range of disciplines, and may explore any topic or "reading" of the War and Culture.  Past presentations have included such diverse subject areas as literature, photography, art, newspapers and journalistic history, counterfactual history, battle reenactments, music, politics, battle narratives, guerilla warfare, film, historiographical issues, women's narratives, war games, secession politics, African-Americans at war, modern pop culture, memory and memorializing, battlefield preservation, and material culture.  Suggested special topics for this year could include the Confederate Battle Flag controversies, slavery and politics, Northern intellectuals at war, military politics, The 150th Commemoration and the Politics of Commemoration, and the cultural legacy of the War.

 

Acceptance of your paper obligates you to appear and make an oral presentation of your paper.  Sessions run for ninety minutes, and each presenter receives fifteen minutes, depending on the number of papers in each panel.  Please plan to stay within this time limit.  Graduate students are welcome to submit proposals.  Whole panel proposals are also welcome

 

Please send an abstract of 100-250 words to:

Dr. Randal Allred,

Department of English,

Brigham Young University Hawaii,  

55-220 Kulanui St.,

Laie, HI 96762

randal.allred@byuh.edu ,

phone (808) 675-3633, and fax (808) 675-3662.

 

Deadline:  Oct. 1, 2015

 

Please include in your proposal your address, school affiliation, e-mail, and telephone number.  Also, please submit your proposal online at http://ncp.pcaaca.org/

Contact Info: 

Dr. Randal Allred,

Department of English,

Brigham Young University Hawaii,  

55-220 Kulanui St.,

Laie, HI 96762

randal.allred@byuh.edu ,

phone (808) 675-3633, and fax (808) 675-3662.

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