WW2, Korea, Vietnam era conference: call for papers

CFP: World War II/Korea/Vietnam War Eras Area 2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico February 10-13, 2010

Proposals are now being accepted for the World War II/Korea/Vietnam War Eras Area at the 2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our conference hotel once again is the fabulous Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras, Albuquerque, NM 87102. They can be reached by phone at 505.842.1234

We are currently in the midst of the 70th anniversary of the World War II era, so presentations dealing with any and all aspects of World War II are particularly encouraged. The area is not limited solely to battles or politics, but encompasses popular culture and the various home fronts as well. This area strives for well-researched, professional presentations that both enlighten and entertain. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.

  • Battles and battle strategies
  • Oral history and the experience of military personnel
  • Film adaptations (docudrama, documentary, fiction, etc.)
  • Literature of and about war time
  • Video games, television programs during time of war and about particular wars
  • Biography, autobiography, and nonfiction adaptations
  • The home front experience
  • And much more…

Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be sent to Brad L. Duren via email or postal mail by December 15, 2009. Priority submission and registration are encouraged and will be granted to proposals accepted and registrations made by November 1, 2009.

Brad L. Duren, Area Chair
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
PO Box 430
Goodwell, Oklahoma 73939
Phone: 580-349-1498

Email: uriahok@yahoo.com
Visit the website at http://www.swtxpca.org

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