CFP: Youth Literature and Media area MPCA/ACA, October 12-14 2012; Columbus, OH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

Call for Papers:
Youth Literature and Media
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Topics can include, but are not limited to recent/historical books, television shows, movies, or adaptations. Presentations on recently popular series, like The Hunger Games, are especially encouraged.

Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of Youth Literature and Media at,

If you have questions, please contact Kathleen Turner, University of Mississippi,

More information about the conference can be found at

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants:

Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract. 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.