CFP: War and Culture, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

Steffen  Hantke's picture
February 10, 2016 to February 13, 2016
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature



37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on

February 10-13, 2016

in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The chair for the “War and Culture” area at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 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, on conscientious objectors, deserters, and anti-war activism.

Please submit abstracts and panel proposals at:  

If you are interested in being a presenter, please create a detailed abstract (300-400 words) for a paper of 15 minutes reading time.

If you want to propose a panel with multiple papers, please put each person’s individual paper abstract on a separate proposal form in the database. Each abstract should also contain information such as panel title, panel chair, etc.

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

The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2015.

If you have any questions about the War and Culture area, please contact area chair Steffen Hantke ( For information about the registration process, registration fees, graduate student awards, and travel and location, please consult the SWPACA's official web site: For information regarding the new Southwest Popular/American Culture association’s new peer-reviewed journal Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, please come and visit

Contact Info: 
Prof. Steffen Hantke
Sogang University
English Department
CPO Box 1142

Seoul 100-611
Rep. of Korea
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