[UPDATE] Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

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

Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011

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 Milwaukee Hilton City Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011.

The area seeks papers that address any aspect of popular culture on Indigeneity, Aboriginality, and First Nations. The area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to the following:
Film
Television
New Media
Literature
Comic books
Radio shows
Cartoon
Folklore
Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies
Music
Visual art
Gaming
Blogging
Advertising
Indigeneity and Aboriginality
Ethnicity and Nationhood
Gender and Sexuality
Violence
Diaspora and Transnationality
Comparative studies

250 word abstracts may be submitted before or by 30 APRIL 2011 via email. Kindly include the following with your submission: your name and affiliation, e-mail address, postal address, and phone number. Also, please indicate in your submission whether your presentation will require a TV and DVD player. Note that LCD projectors will not be provided by MPCA/ACA. Abstracts may be sent as Word, RTF, or PDF attachments, or in the body of the email.

Please direct inquiries and proposals to the Area Chair, Anthony Adah, Department of Film Studies, Minnesota State University, Moorhead: adahan@mnstate.edu

DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: 15 MAY 2011

For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at www.mpcaaca.org/conference.

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