Call for Papers: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) Annual Conference

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 31, 2019
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences, Journalism and Media Studies

41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019

Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 41st annual SWPACA conference.  One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels.  For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/

SWPACA also offers 2-3 preconference workshops scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th, 8:30-11:30am. Join us this year for workshops in poetry workshop pedagogy and using popular culture in the classroom!

All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at http://register.southwestpca.org/southwestpca

For details on using the submission database and on the application process in general, please see the Proposal Submission FAQs and Tips page at http://southwestpca.org/conference/faqs-and-tips/

Individual proposals for 15-minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. Including a brief bio in the body of the proposal form is encouraged, but not required.  

For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the above FAQs and Tips page.  

The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2019.  

SWPACA offers monetary awards for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. Submissions of accepted, full papers are due January 1, 2020.  SWPACA also offers travel fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/

Registration and travel information for the conference is available at http://southwestpca.org/conference/conference-registration-information/

In addition, please check out the organization’s peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, at http://journaldialogue.org/

If you have any questions about a particular area, please contact its Area Chair; you can find Area Chair contact information here: http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/. If you have general questions about the conference, please contact us at support@southwestpca.org, and a member of the executive team will get back to you.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Contact Info: 

Kathleen Lacey, Area Chair, Awards, and Professional Development Coordinator, klacey@southwestpca.org

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