CFP: War and Culture, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on February 10-13, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The chair for the “War and Culture” area at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association invites all interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of the intersection of war and culture in literature, film, television, comics, and digital media; on cultural aspects of representation, mobilization, and memory in journalism, architecture, music, and painting; on American life and culture during wartime, etc. Especially encouraged are submissions on the culture of war protest, on conscientious objectors, deserters, and anti-war activism.

Please submit abstracts and panel proposals at:

If you are interested in being a presenter, please create a detailed abstract (300-400 words) for a paper of 15 minutes reading time.

If you want to propose a panel with multiple papers, please put each person’s individual paper abstract on a separate proposal form in the database. Each abstract should also contain information such as panel title, panel chair, etc.

If you are interested organizing and/or in participating in a roundtable event, please contact the area chair with questions and suggestions for topics and presenters.

The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2015.

Further information here.