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SWPACA 2020 : ALFRED HITCHCOCK - Southwest Popular / American Culture Association

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Link: http://www.southwestpca.org
 
When Feb 19, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020
Where Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submission Deadline Nov 20, 2019
Categories    film studies   popular culture   ALFRED HITCHCOCK
 

Call For Papers

Call for Papers—DEADLINE EXTENDED!

ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2019

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. In addition to our regular areas, the 2020 conference will also be seeking submissions for special one-time-only areas regarding the work of Rob Thomas and the Amazon series, Good Omens. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to welcome TV auteur Rob Thomas as a guest at our 2020 conference. In honor of Mr. Thomas’ presence, we will host special panels on his body of work. Mr. Thomas is best known for creating the WB/Hulu drama-noir series Veronica Mars (2004-2007; 2014; 2019) and co-creating the CW series iZombie (2015-2019) and the Starz series Party Down (2008-2009). He has written, directed, created/co-created, and/or executive produced several other projects for both television and film, as well as written several novels.

SWPACA will also offer 2 preconference workshops scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th, 8:30am-11:30am. Join us this year for workshops in poetry workshop pedagogy and using popular culture in the classroom!

Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred Hitchcock. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations.

· Hitchcock and Music

· Hitchcock and Television

· Hitchcock and Pedagogy

· Hitchcock and Film Theory

· Hitchcock and Film Genres

· Hitchcock and Voyeurism

· Hitchcock and the Silent Era

· Hitchcock and Gender

· Hitchcock and Black Humor

· Hitchcock and Psychoanalysis

· Hitchcock and Adaptation

Scholars, teachers, professionals, grad students, and others interested in Alfred Hitchcock are encouraged to participate. The above list of topics suggests a few possible ways to consider Alfred Hitchcock's work, but it is not final. Any other approaches to discussing the “master of suspense” are certainly welcome.

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

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/

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 has been EXTENDED to November 20, 2019!

SWPACA offers monetary awards for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. Submissions of accepted, full papers are due January 1, 2020. 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/conference-registration-information/

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 Alfred Hitchcock area, please contact its Area Chair, Dr. Michael Howarth, Missouri Southern State University, Howarth-m@mssu.edu.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

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