CFP - Philosophy and Popular Culture Area, Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

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Call for Papers
April 30, 2016
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Popular Culture Studies

Please consider submitting a presentation proposal to the Philosophy and Popular Culture area at the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference being held in Chicago on October 6-9, 2016.

Any topic at the intersection of philosophy and popular culture will be considered. This is the first year when death studies has been absorbed into the philosophy area so those interested in death studies are also welcome to submit. Possible topics for consideration include:

  • Pop philosophy in cultural products
  • American interpretations of non-Western philosophies
  • The philosopher as cultural trope
  • Aesthetics of the popular
  • American ontology

Please submit all proposals by 30 April 2016 to:

All questions can be directed to Amy K. Drees,, Area Chair, Philosophy and Popular Culture, MPCA/ACA.

More information about the conference is available here:

Complete call for papers is available here:

Contact Info: 

Amy K. Drees
Assistant Professor, Arts and Humanities
Defiance College
701 North Clinton Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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