2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference:Contemporary Studies

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference:Contemporary Studies
 

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Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
 

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jhines7@knights.ucf.edu
 

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
Call for Papers
Contemporary Studies Area

Thursday-Sunday, 6 - 9 October 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
Deadline: April 30th, 2016

The Contemporary Studies Area of The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2015.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to contemporary studies culture. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
• Society, Politics and Literature
• The appeal of Trump Rhetoric: Terror, Politics and Thought
• The concept of Memory and Commemoration in the 21st Century
• From Masses to Memes: Communication in the 21st Century
• Deconstruction of traditions
• Apocalypse: The Revolutionary Transformation of Culture
• The Vampire/Zombie: Modernity and the Undead
• Rewriting gender
• Intersecting Bodies, Selves, and Environment

Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of contemporary studies to the Contemporary Studies area athttp://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

 

 

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

Questions? Please email Jasara Hines at, jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

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/

 

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