Indigenous Area, MPCA/ACA Conference CFP

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April 30, 2022
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Indigenous Studies, Native American History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies, Film and Film History

2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

Indigenous Studies Area, Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference


Deadline for abstracts and panel proposals: April 30, 2022

Submissions website:

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL


The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks abstracts, papers, and panels for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference to be held Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022 at DePaul University, Chicago, IL. 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. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Film and Animation
  • Television
  • New Media
  • Video Games, Blogging, YouTube
  • Fashion
  • Literature
  • Folklore
  • Radio shows
  • Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies
  • Popular Music

Please submit a paper abstract of 250-300 words or a panel proposal, including short abstracts and titles of each prospective paper to the "Indigenous Studies" area on the MPCA/ACA Submission website: by APR 30, 2022. Pre-constituted panels are welcomed and encouraged. 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 mpcaaca conference 2022



Remember to include your name, institutional affiliation, and e-mail address, as well as those of each author/participant in your panel if applicable. A preliminary version of the schedule will be posted on our website around August 2022.

Contact Info: 

Anthony Adah (Ph.D. Toronto)

​Professor, School of Media Arts & Design (SoMAD)

US Fulbright Scholar 2020-2021

Minnesota State University Moorhead ~ (218) 790 6619

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

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