African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference 1-3 October 2010

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Call for Proposals
African Studies
at
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010
Minneapolis, MN!
Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

The African Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Minneapolis, MN from Friday 1 October to Sunday 3 October.

The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of popular culture on the African continent. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:

Literature
Film or media
Theatre and performance
Music
Visual art
Gaming
Pedagogy and education
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250 word abstracts may be submitted before 30 APRIL 2010 via email. Please include your name and affiliation, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, and A/V requirements* (if any). Abstracts may be sent as attachments or in the body of the email.
*Please note, A/V is limited to a TV/DVD.

Please direct inquiries and proposals to the area chair, Jessica Brown-Velez, Department of Theatre and Drama, University of Wisconsin-Madison at brownvelez@wisc.edu.

More information on the conference may be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org.