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"Food/Love/God: A Tri-thematic Symposium on Popular Culture"

Popular Culture Research Centre,
4th February 2016 

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The second annual Symposium of the Popular Culture Research Centre will be held at Auckland University of Technology in February 2016.

The theme is “Food/Love/God”, and papers will focus on several aspects of the theme within the wider popular culture scope. Topics may include, but will not limited to:

Love and romance
Family matters (including functions and disjunctions)
Gender politics
Consumerism and (im)materiality
Media and culture
Aesthetics and desire
All matters of taste
Food histories
Sex and sexualities
Spirituality and religion
Matters of life and death
Gothic/horror (in all their guises, as related to either food, love, and/or God)
Remembering and mis/remembering 

All enquiries should be directed to the organiser and Director of the Centre, Associate Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell: lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz.

PLEASE NOTE: The Symposium is a free event.

Last updated: 11-Jan-2016 2.49pm

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