The Comic Book in Popular Culture Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the debut of Superman, the Center for Popular Culture Studies in the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University is hosting a conference October 24-25, 2008 on
THE COMIC BOOK IN POPULAR CULTURE
* Nationalism * Gender * Nostalgia * Subcultures * Race * Terrorism * Autobiography * Material Culture *
* Film and Television * Fandom Ethnography * Futurism * Manga * Aesthetics * Politics * History *
Social Movements * Modernity and Post-Modernity * Cyber-Cultures * Ethnicity * Antecedents * Iconography
� Submit: Paper Title and 150-to-300 word Abstract/Proposal (by post, FAX, or e-mail). Note: If proposals are sent as e-mail attachments, then they should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
� 1-to-2 page CV/Resume.
� Contact Information: name, complete mailing address, college/school/professional affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address, FAX number.
� Media/AV Equipment Request (see Policy below).
MEDIA/AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT POLICY: The Center and BGSU Bowen-Thompson Student Union will supply all session rooms with laptop (Microsoft Word PowerPoint, CD & DVD, PC or Mac with internet connection), video projector, screen, and on-site technical support, if requested in advance. Presenters may not use their own personal equipment.
SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO:
Comic Book Conference Program Committee
Center for Popular Culture Studies
108 Popular Culture Building
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0190
DIRECT INQUIRIES ABOUT CONFERENCE TO:
Dr. Charles Coletta
Dr. Angela Nelson
REGISTRATION FEES: Registration fees will be determined later and posted on the Comic Book Conference web page. It is not possible to offer either honoraria or waiver of registration fees to presenters. All presenters who will be attending must register and pay the fee.
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