Call for Papers: Disability and Popular Culture -- 2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2017
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers: Disability and Popular Culture -- 2017 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

CONFERENCE LOCATION: The MPCA/MACA

Wednesday-Sunday, 18-22 October, 2017

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch 

315 Chestnut St, St. Louis, MO 63102 

Phone: 314-655-1234

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 2017.

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, 2017.

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

Questions? Please email area chair Dr. Hayley Haugen: haugen@ohio.edu (please do not email abstracts to the chair – use mpcaaca link above).

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 -- Area Chair, Disability and Popular Culture, MPCA/ACA

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