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Call for Papers: Eclectica: For Topics with No Other Home

 

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CALL FOR PAPERS #SWPACA16!

Eclectica: For Topics with No Other HomeA�is the subject area for all the other great topics you come up with. Find more subject areas on ourA�call for papersA�page!

Help us grow #SWPACA16; share the call!

Eclectica: For Topics with No Other Home
Jeff Clayton, PhD, Lee College, English,A�jclayton@lee.edu

Call for Papers: Teaching and the Profession

CALL FOR PAPERS #SWPACA16!

2016 Subject Areas6Teaching and the ProfessionA�is a subject area full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then download the specific PDF call for papers for information on submitting your work. Find more subject areas on ourA�call for papersA�page as well!

Help us grow #SWPACA16; share the call!

Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Kurt Depner, New Mexico State University a�� Dona Ana, English,A�kudepner@nmsu.edu
Facebook Group:A�SWPACA Pedagogy & Popular Culture
Twitter: Pedagogy&PopCulture a�?@SWPCAPedagogy

Undergraduate Presentations
Note: All individual proposals by undergrads must be submitted here
Raymond A. Hall, PhD, Central Washington University, Africana and Black Studies,A�hallray@cwu.edu.

 

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Fantasy

2016 Subject Areas5

CALL FOR PAPERS #SWPACA16!

Science Fiction and FantasyA�is a subject area full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then download the specific PDF call for papers for information on submitting your work. Find more subject areas on ourA�call for papersA�page as well!

Help us grow #SWPACA16; share the call!

Follow the Science Fiction and Fantasy area on Facebook atA�www.facebook.com/swtxsffA�and on TwitterA�@swtxsffchairs

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HP Lovecast — A Podcast by SWPACA Participants

HP-Lovecast-Partner-AnnouncementThe H.P. Lovecast is a new, monthly podcast focused on the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. It features conversations from a number of Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) participants and grew out of discussions that began at the inaugural game night at SWPACA 2015.A� While there are no words to describe Lovecraftian horrors, there are at least three words to describe this podcast: upbeat, pleasant, and inquisitive. Continue Reading →

2016 Paper Proposals Now Being Accepted

2016-Paper-Proposals-2The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is honored to announce that we are now accepting paper proposals for the 37th annual conference to be held in Albuquerque, NM, February 13-16, 2016.

To submit your paper, navigate to our Call for Papers page, and find the subject area that fits your topic. Detailed instructions can be found on that page, and the downloadable Call for Papers for each subject area. We look forward to all of your proposals!

Call for Papers

Peter C. Rollins April 1, 1942 – March 23, 2015

Peter-Rollins-ObitIt is with great sadness that we report that Peter Rollins, co-founder of the Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association, passed away on Monday, March 23. Peter was a pioneer in the popular culture movement and one of the forces behind the continued momentum of our organization, and his enthusiasm and support will be greatly missed. His obituary is available at

http://www.stwnewspress.com/obituaries/peter-c-rollins-ph-d/article_21bc07ee-d2a0-11e4-bc43-3f9e3a5dc6fe.html.

We will look forward to celebrating his legacy in Albuquerque next February.