Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Conference - DUE MAY 15

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Address: Hyatt Regency, 1 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis IN 46204, Phone: (317) 632-1234

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the appropriate Area on the Submissions website (submissions.mpcaaca.org). Individuals may only submit one paper, and please do not submit the same paper to more than one Area.

Deadline for receipt of proposals is May 15, 2018.

Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address of each author/participant. A preliminary version of the schedule will be posted on our website around August 2018. The final version will be distributed in hard copy at the conference.

Special Notes Regarding Proposal Submissions: (1) AV equipment will be rented from the hotel by the Association. The Association does not provide laptops, cords, or speakers.  (2) If necessary, indicate and submit potential scheduling conflicts along with your proposal. (3) If you wish your presentation to be listed as MACA (rather than MPCA), please include this request with your proposal.

Please plan to attend the entire conference. Panels will run at the following approximate times: Thursday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am -5:30 pm, and Sunday 9:00 am-2:00 pm.  Special events will include game night on Thursday evening, featured speakers and awards ceremony on Friday evening, and a keynote speaker on Saturday evening. These events will be free for conference registrants. Area Chairs are strongly encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting, which this year will be held on Saturday from 12:30-2:00 and will include a lunch.