CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

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Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Columbus, OH

The Art History and Visual Culture Area of The Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to art history and visual culture. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
• Museum Studies
• Representations of artists in film and/or literature
• Illustrated texts
• Single-artist studies
• Visual Advertisements

Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of art history and visual culture to Cortney Barko, West Virginia University Institute of Technology,

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.

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants:

More information about the conference can be found at

You may direct any questions you have about submitting to the area of Art History and Visual Culture at the MPCA/ACA to Cortney Barko at
Please note, however, that your abstract must be submitted to the aforementioned website,, instead of submitting abstracts directly to me.

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