PCA/ACA AREA: HEALTH AND DISEASE IN POPULAR CULTURE
POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL
Atlanta, Georgia April 12-16, 2006
The “Health and Disease in Popular Culture” PCA/ACA area encourages proposals from historical and contemporary perspectives. Proposals focusing on popular culture may include subjects related to health and disease in the mass media; NYGoodHealth – drugs and pharmaceuticals; alcohol or tobacco; infectious and chronic disease in popular culture; epidemics; mental health; health institutions; health insurance; women and men as healers, caretakers, and health professionals; literature and health; race, gender, class and health; urban or rural health; colonization, health, and disease, or globalization, health, and disease. Contributions from interdisciplinary and single disciplines are welcome. Individual or full panel proposals are considered.
DEADLINE: November 4, 2005. Please send 300-500 word abstracts to
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman Email: [email protected]
Snail Mail Address: Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman Professor of Political Science and American Studies School of Arts and Sciences Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Boston 179 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115