CFP: European Popular Culture Association (EUPOP) conference. London, UK, July 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
European Popular Culture Association (EUPOP)
contact email: 
europop@arts.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

EUPOP 2012

Inaugural Conference of the European Popular Culture Association

11-13 July 2012
London College of Fashion
University of the Arts
London

Individual paper and panel contributions are invited for the inaugural conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA).

EUPOP 2012 will explore European popular culture in all its different forms This might include European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Comics, Popular Literature, Sport, Heritage and Curation. And more - we’ll be guided by the submissions.

Closing Date for this call: 18th FEBRUARY 2012

This conference will launch the European Popular Culture Association. There will be opportunities for networking and for developing caucus groups within the EPCA. Presenters at EUPOP 2012 will be encouraged to develop their papers for publication in a number of Intellect journals, including the new Journal of European Popular Culture, the journal of the EPCA, other film journals including Film, Fashion and Consumption, and various music journals.

JOURNAL EDITORS WILL BE WORKING CLOSELY WITH STRAND CONVENORS - a full list of Intellect journals is available at: http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/index/

Papers and Complete Panels for all strands should be submitted to the email contact below. Paper/panel submissions will be as always subject to peer review:

Submit paper or panel proposals* to: europop@arts.ac.uk

• The same address should be used for general administrative queries

- The European Popular Culture Association –

The European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) promotes the study of popular culture from, in, and about Europe. Popular culture involves a wide range of activities, outcomes and audiences; EPCA aims to examine and discuss these different activities as they relate both to Europe, and to Europeans across the globe, whether contemporary or historical.

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS CALL: FEBRUARY 18th 2012

- EPCA and 2012 EPCA Conference Directors -

EPCA President, Pamela Church Gibson p.church-gibson@fashion.arts.ac.uk (or at the generic conference address given here)

Director of Research & Exchange, Graeme Harper graeme@eupop.org

CONFERENCE ADMINISTRATOR : SARAH-JANE SIMPSON

Sarah can be reached at europop@arts.ac.uk. We would suggest that you contact her speedily if you are coming from abroad and are wanting to discuss the availability of accommodation. Although the conference is well in advance of the Olympics, we have placed a notional hold on inexpensive hotel rooms and need confirmation asap.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
popular_culture
postcolonial
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond