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PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF POPULAR CULTURE: SPACES AND CONTEXTS. 4th International SELICUP Conference 20-22 Oct 2010
full name / name of organization:
José I. Prieto-Arranz / University of the Balearic Islands
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF POPULAR CULTURE:
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
SELICUP, the Spanish Association of Literary Studies in Popular Culture, is pleased to announce its 4th international conference to be held at the University of the Balearic Islands in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The global topic chosen for the conference is “Past, present and future of popular culture: spaces and contexts”.
■ Popular culture and teaching
■ Popular culture in the globalisation era: local identities
■ Theoretical frameworks for the study of popular culture
■ Minorities/multiculturalism: deconstruction in popular culture
■ Language and popular culture
■ Tourism and popular culture
Proposals for papers, roundtables and workshops are to be submitted online by 15 May 2010. Please follow the cfp link on the conference website www.selicup2010.org and follow the instructions. It must be noted that delegates may only submit a maximum of 2 different proposals.
Conference paper proposals should include a title, a 300-word abstract (including bibliographical references, if applicable) and a 100-word bio-note. Please note that presentations should not exceed 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes’ discussion time.
Roundtable proposals should include a 1000-word abstract. This will briefly state the aims and feature a summary of each speaker’s presentation as well as a list of key bibliographical references. Please note that three is the minimum number of speakers per round table.
Workshop proposals should include a 1000-word abstract. This should briefly state aims, structure, and a list of key bibliographical references. Workshops will be allotted 90-minute slots and should always remain essentially practical in nature and foster audience participation.
The official conference languages will be English, Spanish and Catalan.
For further information please visit www.selicup2010.org.