POP-UP Popular Culture

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March 7, 2021
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

Event Date & Location: April 7 and 8, 2020, virtually hosted by Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

Wednesday, April 7, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 8, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions: March 7, 2021

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/popup.htm

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph, Rhonda.JacksonJoseph@lonestar.edu

The Conference:

The POP-UP academic conference is a two-day, virtual, multidisciplinary gathering of academics whose scholarly research interests include various aspects of global popular culture and the larger conversations surrounding these aspects. Interdisciplinary approaches are also welcome.


The POP-UP academic conference is seeking 10 and 15-minute-long individual presentations and 45-minute-long panel presentations on popular culture and how the aspects examined affect the broader culture we live in. Our theme for this conference is “What brings you joy in popular culture?”

Please provide the following in your submission (for panel presentations, please submit all requested information for each panel member):

  • 300-word abstract
  • Preliminary bibliography
  • 50-word biography (should reflect academic credentials)
  • Indication of independent scholar or institution affiliation
  • Indication of undergraduate student, and if so, name of college attending

Email your submissions and/or questions to Rhonda Jackson Joseph at: Rhonda.JacksonJoseph@lonestar.edu

Contact Info: 

Rhonda Jackson Joseph, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of English