CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)
I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press, tentatively called Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.
The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers, mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth and twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider include, but are not limited to, the following:
-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;
-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;
-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;
-visual art including photography and mixed media;
Please send 1-2 page abstracts via email to Liz Podnieks (Ryerson
University), firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1, 2006. Please
include your affiliation as well as nationality (for govt of Canada
funding purposes). Contributors will be notified by December 20, 2006;
completed papers (20 pages) will be due by April 1, 2007.