Law and Popular Culture Area: American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association 2019 Joint National Conference

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Call for Papers
October 1, 2018
District Of Columbia, United States

We invite papers and presentations on all aspects of law and popular culture, including but not limited to: images of law and outlaws in popular music; representations of the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and the judicial process in popular culture; legal and social aspects of the #MeToo movement; pop culture representations of law enforcement in the age of Black Lives Matter; images of law and justice on the small screen (Westworld, The Americans); music copyright and the creative imagination in the digital age. We welcome submissions on all historical, interdisciplinary, and contemporary topics related to representations of the justice system and legal practice. Scholars, educators, legal professionals, and graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals on any topic in law and popular culture.


Submit your paper or presentation proposal to

The proposal should include an abstract of more than 250 words, and complete contact information (name, presenter’s institutional affiliation, and e-mail address).


Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Wednesday, April 17 to Saturday, April 20, 2019

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