Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture

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Call for Papers
June 2, 2021 to June 5, 2021
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Cultural History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Popular Culture Studies, Public History

The Popular Culture Association annual conference will be held June 2-5, 2021, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts.  

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 November 16, 2020


Proposals may be submitted at


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


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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