Working Class Studies in Fiction, Film, and Media

deadline for submissions: 
June 30, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
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Working Class Culture
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Annual Conference

November 7-9, 2019

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

112 Washington Place

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Working Class Culture
Area chair: Greg Bruno (Teachers College, Columbia University)

Working Class Culture welcomes papers/presentations that examine representations of the working class in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, film, and the media. Research, critical, theoretical, or interdisciplinary approaches are equally encouraged.

Proposals should take the form of 300-word abstracts and may be submitted to the Working Class Culture area at General questions can be directed to Questions pertaining to this area can be directed to The deadline for submission is Sunday, June 30, 2019.

***Depending on panel size, presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes***

MAPACA’s membership is comprised of college and university faculty, independent scholars and artists, and graduate and undergraduate students. MAPACA is an inclusive professional organization dedicated to the study of popular and American culture in all their multi-disciplinary manifestations. It is a regional division of the Popular Culture and American Culture Association, which, in the words of Popular Culture Association founder Ray Browne, is a “multi-disciplinary association interested in new approaches to the expressions, mass media and all other phenomena of everyday life.”

In planning your proposal, please be aware of the policies of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (available at 

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Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)

P.O. Box 25033

Philadelphia, PA 19147-0033