Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area***

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*2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association*

*February 24-28, 2009*

*Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
30th Annual Conference in* *Albuquerque, NM*

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for
the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for
possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and

*DEADLINE November 15, 2008**.** *

   - Indigenous Methodologies
   - Indians in Higher Education
   - Teaching Popular Culture in Native American Studies
   - Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction works by and/or about
   Indigenous people
   - Native Literature
   - Public Health and Indigenous Peoples
   - Popular culture and religion (or, religious popular culture)
   - Native peoples across borders: racial/physical/economic/political… etc
   - Native representations in popular culture (television, comic books,
   video/computer games (etc)
   - Politics and Native peoples
   - Indigenous Women in Social Work
   - Indigenous resistance, regional or global (whaling/fishing rights,
   incarceration issues, sports mascots, etc.)
   - More ideas encouraged!

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to
L. Rain Cranford-Gomez at the contact below. Please forward this email to
people who would be interested in participating.   **

*L. Rain A Cranford-Gomez*
Area Co-Chair, Native/Indigenous Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
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                             American Literature and Language Arts
Cornelia Connelly School


*Dr. Sara Sutler-Cohen*
Area Co-Chair, Native/Indigenous Studies
PCA/ACA Annual Regional Conferences
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Sociology Department Chair
Bellevue College


 The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. Join us this year, as a returning or
first-time participant, as we celebrate the 30 th year of this regional
popular culture conference. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at

Sara Sutler-Cohen, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Sociology
Bellevue College
Programmer, American Indian Film Festival


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