Tuesday, October 10, 2006


The Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations 28th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 14-17, 2007


The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will once again be held in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, at the Hyatt Regency downtown. We have kept hotel rates low, and graduate student rates are even lower. Join us this year, as a returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at this popular cultural conference. Further details regarding the
conference (listing all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at www.h-net.org/~swpca/

Proposals are being accepted for the Shakespeare on Film and Television Areas. All topics are welcome. Of particular interest are papers on the following topics:

* What is a Shakespeare Adaptation?
* Shakespeare and the genre film
* Shakespeare set in another time
* Welles and Shakespeare Reconsidered
* Shakespeare and the Auteur
* Acting Shakespeare
* Using Shakespeare
* Shakespeare and Meta-cinema
* Shakespeare in Foreign Film
* Shakespeare in India
* Shakespeare in Silent Film
* Shakespeare in the Sit-com
* Political Shakespeare Adaptations
* Transgressive Shakespeare Adaptations
* Apocalyptic Shakespeare
* Shakespeare and Sexuality
* Shakespeare's Families
* Shakespeare: Additions and Omissions
* But is it Shakespeare?
* The Future of Shakespeare Adaptation

Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief CV by November 15, 2006 to:

Richard Vela, Area Chair
Shakespeare on Film and Television

REGISTRATION: All participants MUST register online at the SW/TX website as soon as papers are accepted. Those registering before December 15, 2006 will receive a reduced early-bird rate. Please note that the absolute deadline for registration is December 31, 2006. All registration information and forms are available at www.h-net.org/~swpca/


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