UPDATE: Contemporary Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Call for Papers:
Contemporary Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton
Deadline: MAY 15th

Topics can include, but are not limited to all areas of contemporary studies such as:
--remix culture
--art in the contemporary world
--reading visual cultures
--Narrative in a digital age, Meta-narratives
--Philosophy and mass culture
--Community and social networks
--Intellectual property and technology
--Modern Social and Political Thought, The revolutionary transformation of politics and culture
--Digital ‘Memento Mori’, reflections on death
--theories of the Avant-Garde
--contemporary literary/hypertext theory

Please post the following information by MAY 15th to: http://submissions.mpcaaca.org:
--Panelist name and institutional affiliation
--250-300 word proposal for a 15 – 20 minute presentation. Please include the title of the paper as it will appear in the conference program.

For further inquiries email Jasara Hines at jhines7@knights.ucf.edu or jasara.hines@ucf.edu
Decisions will be made by the end of May.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
postcolonial
rhetoric_and_composition
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond