Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture

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Call for Papers
April 15, 2020 to April 18, 2020
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

The Popular Culture Association annual conference will be held April 15-18, 2020, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

The Libraries, Archives, and Museums area is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of Popular Culture as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, or research. Possible topics include:


•             Descriptions of research collections or exhibits

•             Studies of popular images of libraries, librarians, archives, or museums

•             Analyses of social networking or web resources

•             Popular Culture in library education/information literacy

•             The future of libraries and librarians

•             Developments in technical services for collecting/ preserving Popular Culture materials


Papers from graduate students are welcome


The deadline for submitting a proposal is October 1, 2019


Proposals may be submitted at


Please direct any questions to either co-chair for Libraries, Archives, and Museums:


Allen Ellis

Professor of Library Services

W. Frank Steely Library

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY  41099-6101



Casey Hoeve
Associate Professor, Head of Content & Collections

Love Library

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE 68588-4100


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