Indigenous Studies and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

The Indigenous 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 Indigeneity, Aboriginality, and First Nations. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:

Film
Television
New Media
Literature
Comic books
Radio shows
Cartoon
Folklore
Theater
Performance
Spectacle
Festivals
Ceremonies
Music
Visual art
Gaming
Blogging
Advertising
Indigeneity
Ethnicity
Aboriginality
Nationhood
Transnationality
Diaspora

250 word abstracts may be submitted before 30 APRIL 2010 via email. Please include the following with your submission: your name and affiliation, e-mail address, postal address, phone number, and A/V requirements* (if any). Abstracts may be sent as Word or RTF 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, Anthony Adah, Department of Film Studies, Minnesota State University, Moorhead: adahan@mnstate.edu

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 30 APRIL 2010

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

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