Disability and Popular Culture: Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midewest American Culture Association Conference

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Call for Papers
April 30, 2016
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Area Studies

Call for Papers

Disability and Popular Culture

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 678-4488

The Disability and Popular Culture Area of The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2016.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to disability and popular culture. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

  • Disability in TV & Film
  • Disability in Literature
  • Disability and Social Media
  • Disability and Society
  • Disability and the News

Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of disability and popular culture to the Disability and Popular Culture area at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

DEADLINE: April 30, 2016.

Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract.

Questions? Please email Dr. Hayley Haugen: haugen@ohio.edu (do not email abstracts, please).

More information about the conference can be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants: http://mpcaaca.org/conference/travel-grants/

Contact Info: 

Dr. Hayley Mitchell Haugen

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