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ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Online
Organization: Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
Categories: Graduate Conference, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Philosophy
Event Date: 2021-02-22 to 2021-02-28 Abstract Due: 2020-11-13

For the 2021 Conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.

 

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

 

Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred Hitchcock. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations.

Hitchcock and Music
Hitchcock and Television
Hitchcock and Pedagogy
Hitchcock and Film Theory
Hitchcock and Film Genres
Hitchcock and Voyeurism
Hitchcock and the Silent Era
Hitchcock and Gender
Hitchcock and Black Humor
Hitchcock and Psychoanalysis
Hitchcock and Adaptation
 

Scholars, teachers, professionals, grad students, and others interested in Alfred Hitchcock are encouraged to participate. The above list of topics suggests a few possible ways to consider Alfred Hitchcock's work, but it is not final. Any other approaches to discussing the “master of suspense” are certainly welcome.

All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at http://register.southwestpca.org/southwestpca

 

For details on using the submission database and on the application process in general, please see the Proposal Submission FAQs and Tips page at http://southwestpca.org/conference/faqs-and-tips/

 

Individual proposals for 15-minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged, but not required.

 

For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the above FAQs and Tips page.  

 

SWPACA will offer registration reimbursement awards for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. Submissions of accepted, full papers are due January 1, 2021. SWPACA will also offer registration reimbursement awards for select undergraduate and graduate students in place of our traditional travel awards.

 

For more information, visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/.

 

Registration for the conference will be open and available in late fall. Watch your email for details!

 

In addition, please check out the organization’s peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, at http://journaldialogue.org/

 

If you have any questions about the Alfred Hitchcock area, please contact its Area Chair, Dr. Michael Howarth, Missouri Southern State University, Howarth-m@mssu.edu.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

 

 

http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

Howarth-m@mssu.edu

Dr. Michael Howarth