Indian Popular Culture Area
2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch from Wednesday-Sunday, October 18-22
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2017
Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to Indian Popular culture
Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
- Star Studies: What makes the Star Culture of India different than other countries?
- Indian popular culture among the Diaspora: How has it spread worldwide and why?
- Textual Analysis of a Particular Film: What is it that makes a film like Dangal popular? Why was Baahubali a crossover hit? Why is Andaz Apna Apna a cult classic?
- Indian popular culture and Social issues: What does Indian popular culture say about women? Minorities? Religion?
Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of Indian popular culture to the Indian Popular Culture area at: http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/
(Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract.)
Questions? Please email Margaret Redlich at email@example.com
More information about the conference can be found at:
Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants:
Margaret Redlich, MA