Call for Papers
ETHNOGRAPHY & POPULAR CULTURE
MPCA 2012 Conference
October 12-14, 2012
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012
The Ethnography & Popular Culture area of the MPCA invites proposals (or abstracts) for papers on any aspect of the intersection of ethnography and popular culture. All topics, approaches, and perspectives related to ethnography and popular culture are welcome. For example, papers may address: ethnographic methods in popular culture studies; popular culture in ethnographic research; or the relationship between ethnographic studies and popular culture studies. Papers may include presentations of ethnographic research involving popular culture, and/or address theoretical, methodological, or historical issues related to ethnography and popular culture. Interdisciplinary perspectives are encouraged, as are discussions of new directions in ethnographic research and popular culture studies.
For more information on the Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, please visit http://mpcaaca.org/. The conference CFP and general conference information are available at http://mpcaaca.org/columbus-2012/2012-cfp/.
Proposals should be 250 words or less, and must be submitted by April 30, 2012. Proposals may be submitted at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/. Please indicate in your submission whether your presentation will require a DVD player and monitor (this is the only available audiovisual equipment).
Please note the availability of travel grants for graduate students: http://mpcaaca.org/conference/travel-grants/.
Inquiries may be directed to the Ethnography & Popular Culture area chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of American Studies
University of Maryland Email: email@example.com
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