[UPDATE] Deadline extended - AUTHORSHIP AND AUTEURISM - Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

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2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: May 15, 2012

The "Authorship and Auteurism" area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, OH.

This panel seeks papers that analyze any aspect of auteur theory or authorship studies. Potential topics relevant to authorship may include:

-New media and technology
-Authorship in the age of postmodernity and globalization
-Auterism after the "death of the author"
-Authorship and auteurism as historical, geographical, and/or cultural practices
-Class and economics
-Race and ethnicity
-Gender and sexuality
-Narrative and genre
-Aesthetics and style

New Submission guidelines: Please email 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of Authorship and Auteurism to Dan Herbert, University of Michigan, to danherb_at_umich.edu

More information about the conference can be found at http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants: http://mpcaaca.org/about/grants.html

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.