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Cynthia Miller <[log in to unmask]>
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CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2009 

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2008
Online: <>  

The 30th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture
Associations February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers on ANY aspect of James Bond films, books, toy, games, actors, children's fare, theology,  etc.., 


2008 marks the centennial of Ian Fleming's birth. A new Bond movie is hitting the theatres Quantum of Solace and a new James Bond novel Devil May Care <>  by Sebastian Faulks has also just been released. 


Participants are encouraged to discuss any of aspect of the three above topics, but other concepts to consider include 


Connery and Never Say Never (history of this film) 

How is the current Casino Royale different from the 1967 spoof 

How does Daniel Craig stand up as a Bond against who have come before?
How does Craig as Bond compare with Bond as Ian Fleming wrote him in the 1953? 

Roger Moore Vs. Sean Connery 

The Post Fleming Novels 

Ian Fleming as Storyteller 

Bond Women/Sexism in Bond Film 

James Bond from a Women's Studies perspective 

The James Bond Comics 

James Bond Jr. 

ANY IDEA or TOPIC will be considered. 

Please send title and abstract to: 


Rob Weiner area chair 

Texas Tech University 

Humanities Librarian 

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Box 53841 

Lubbock Texas 



Information about our areas of study, conference travel, lodging, and the organization can be found on our regularly updated website: <>  


We look forward to seeing you this winter in sunny Albuquerque where we invite you to explore Route 66, local pueblos, hiking trails, museums, the Sandia and Isleta casinos, area ski resorts, and nearby Santa Fe. 


Conference Rates: Professionals, $140; Graduate students $120; Spouse,
partner $50

SW/TX PCA/ACA 2009 Conference
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Albuquerque, NM 87102  

Phone: 1.505.842.1234 

Fax: 1.505.766.6710 





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