[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

at

MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

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 Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, WI from Friday 14 October to Sunday 16 October, 2011.

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
• Advertising

250 word abstracts may be submitted before 30 APRIL 2011 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 www.mpcaaca.org.

PANEL AND PAPER PROPOSAL DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2011

cfp categories: 
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond