Indigenous Studies - Call for Abstracts

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April 30, 2020
Minnesota, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Film and Film History, Indigenous Studies, Popular Culture Studies



Indigenous Studies Area, Midwest Popular Culture



Association/American Culture Association Conference at the Westin Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN from October 2-4, 2020


The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panels and paper abstracts for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference to be held at the Westin Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN from October 2-4, 2020. 


Abstracts may address any aspect of Aboriginal, First Nations, Maori, Sami, and other Indigenous popular cultures. In addition, the area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Latin American, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to the following:

o          Film and Animation

o          Television

o          New Media

o          Video Games, Blogging, YouTube

o          Fashion

o          Popular Literature

o          Radio shows

o          Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies

o          Popular Music


200-300 word abstracts may be submitted electronically before or by APRIL 30, 2020 via the online submission system,


Send questions and inquiries to the Area Chair, Anthony Adah at


For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at


Contact Info: 

Anthony Adah (Ph.D, Toronto)

Professor, School of Media Arts & Design (SoMAD)

Minnesota State University Moorhead

1104 7th Avenue South

Moorhead, MN 56563

Phone: +218-477-4626; Email:

Area Chair, Indigenous Studies, Midwest Pop Culture/American Pop Culture Association

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