What? Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) national conference, which includes a strand on Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture.
When? 1-4 April 2015
Where? The New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA, USA
Deadline for submissions? 1 November 2014
Possible topics to consider for the Motherhood/Fatherhood strand include, but are not limited to, the following:
-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and animation
-print and electronic journalism and gossip rags; magazines
-the internet and digital technologies
-advertising and marketing
-visual art including photography, scrapbooking, mixed media
-film; performance; music
-best-selling literatures including mommy lit, momoirs, and dadlit
-pregnancy manuals and “expert” parenting guides/literature
-law and policy; maternal and paternal activism/organizations
Submit a 100-250 word proposal by 1 November 2014.
Access on-line submission form here.
Visit the PCA/ACA conference website,
Visit the Motherhood/Fatherhood section of the conference website,
Email strand convenor, Prof Liz Podnieks (Ryerson University): firstname.lastname@example.org