CFP: Harry Potter and the Internet (4/30/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Booth
contact email: 

MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
Oct 12-14, 2007
Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City-City Center, 1301 Wyandotte Ave., Kansas
City MO 64105

Special Area for 2007!

The Harry Potter and Hypermedia/Hypertext areas of the Midwestern Popular
Culture Association are accepting submissions for a special section on

Harry Potter and the Internet

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2007.

Topics are open, but can include:
- Fan Fiction
- Slash
- Promotion
- J. K. Rowling's website
- Relationship between book/film/website
- Children's reaction to online experience
- Shifts in narrative
- Or any other topics

Each individual paper/presentation should be designed to last approximately
fifteen minutes. This will hopefully allow enough time for a productive
discussion. More information about the conference can be found at <>. Please also note that presenters will be required
to join either the Popular Culture Association or the American Culture
Association prior to attending the conference, as well as pay a registration
fee for the conference.

Your 250-word (or longer) abstract/proposal must be received by April 30,
2007. Please include the title of your paper, your name (and the name(s) of
any co-presenters), your school affiliation, your mailing address, your
email address and any special technology you might need. This information
will be used in the program and to mail your conference materials.

Your abstract should be mailed or e-mailed to:

Paul Booth
Department of Language, Literature, and Communication
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180
(815) 751-1572

Email is preferred means of communication.

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