Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association Conference

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Call for Papers
April 5, 2023 to April 8, 2023
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Borderlands, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

The Westerns and the West area encompasses studies of all aspects of the transnational North American West. Westerns and the West topics are wide ranging. They include all forms of westerns, such as novels, art, comics, music, films, and television, produced anywhere in the world. They also include all scholarly fields, such as Ethnic Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, History, and Anthropology. Generally, the Westerns panels as a whole reflect a balanced study of fact and fiction, a variety of genres, and inclusion of diverse cultures populating the region.


For consideration, submit an abstract of up to 250 words.


For additional information, contact the area chair, Mark Bernhardt, at mark.a.bernhardt@jsums.edu.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Mark Bernhardt