Join the American Studies Association of Texas on November 13-15, 2014, at Sam Houston State University in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas, as they celebrate multi-disciplinary interpretations and iterations of American Studies.
This Call for Papers invites submissions that examine the controversies of the field, both resolved and ongoing, through the varied lenses of scholars across disciplines. The organisers ask the broad question: as society becomes more global, in what ways do scholars, artists, and musicians reimagine, reframe, or reflect what it is to be American?
Possible questions to consider:
Questions concerning any related topics or proposals can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The organisers welcome a broad view of the topic that considers historical and contemporary concepts. In keeping with the theme, consider presentations that
Submit a 500-word proposal to email@example.com detailing your individual or panel presentations, performances, posters, or art work by September 1, 2014. Acceptance notices will be sent by September 15, 2014. Accepted presenters must become ASAT members in order to participate in the conference and have their names appear in the official conference program. To become a member, visit: www.asatexas.org/membership.html
*Papers are invited in the following disciplines which reflect the conference theme:
|Art (visual and performing)||Ethnicities (in America)|
|Criminology/Criminal Justice||Gender (in America)|
|Cuisine/Diet||Health/Wellness (in America)|
|Décor/Design/Fashion||History (General, Cultural, Economic, Social)|
|Invention/IngenuityLiterature/Linguistics||Libraries/Museums/ParksScience (Physical, Social)|
|Music||Technology (in America)|
|Natural resources||Transatlantic topics|
|Popular Culture||War (American participation)|
|Religion (in America)||Rhetoric|