POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Lone Star College University Park English Department

POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, hosted by Lone Star College-University Park 

Event Date & Location: October 11, 2019, Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 TX-249, Houston, TX 77070

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Deadline for Submissions: Updated to September 30, 2019

Name of Organization: Lone Star College-University Park

Organization Website: http://www.lonestar.edu/popup.htm

Contact Email: Rhonda Jackson Joseph,Rhonda.JacksonJoseph@lonestar.edu

The Conference:

The POP-UP academic conference is a one-day, multidisciplinary gathering of academics whose scholarly research interests include various aspects of global popular culture and the larger conversations surrounding these aspects. Interdisciplinary approaches are also welcome.

Submissions:

The POP-UP academic conference is seeking 10 and 15 minute long individual presentations and 45 minute long panel presentations on popular culture and how the aspects examined affect the broader culture we live in.

Please provide the following in your submission (for panel presentations, please submit all requested information for each panel member):

  • 300 word abstract
  • Preliminary bibliography
  • 50-word biography (should reflect academic credentials)
  • Indication of independent scholar or institution affiliation
  • Indication of undergraduate student, and if so, name of college attending

Email your submissions and/or questions to Rhonda Jackson Joseph at: Rhonda.JacksonJoseph@lonestar.edu

Proposal submissions window will be open from April 15, 2019 to August 31, 2019. Accepted proposals will receive notice of acceptance on a rolling basis until September 8, 2019.