The Science in Popular Culture area at the Midwest Popular Culture Association is looking for panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference. The conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
The area seeks papers whose topics address issues of production, representation, and reception of science in popular culture. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:
- Popular Science Literature
-Television (specific shows, channels, etc)
- Science and Religion
- Atheist Studies
- Science Celebrities
- Science Fandom
- Science and Science Fiction
Those interested should see the website for more information (http://mpcaaca.org/columbus-2012/2012-cfp/). Submissions should be made electronically via our online submission system (http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/). Deadline for receipt of proposals is April 30, 2012.
Please direct inquiries and proposals to the area chair, Michael Lachney, at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on the conference, including official call for papers and hotel information may be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org.
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