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The Myth Of El Dorado
Albuquerque, NM, February 2000


Call For Papers

"The Myth Of El Dorado"

Southwest / Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
Annual Meeting: Albuquerque, NM

February 9-12, 2000


This area seeks papers and presentations examining any and all
manifestations of the Myth of El Dorado.  Possible areas of interest
include: 

- Historical and historiographic treatments of El Dorado
- Manifestations of the El Dorado myth in film, literature and other arts
- Use of the El Dorado myth (and name) in advertising, casino culture, and
  other commercial ventures

Individual proposals should be no more than 250 words in length and should
be sent no later than October 1st to: 

Marc Oxoby
University of Nevada, Reno
Department of English / 098
Reno, NV. 89557-0031
USA
oxoby@aol.com