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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 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
Rhonda Jackson Joseph, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of English