[UPDATE] Twentieth Century Studies Midwest PCA ACA St. Louis 11-13 October 2013

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Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Association
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Call for Papers
Twentieth-Century Studies
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree Hotel by Hilton

Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2013

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to the following:

• 20th century British and American writers and writing innovations
• Harlem Renaissance artists and writers
• Silent film; sound film; silent to sound film
• Jazz, ragtime, rock—20th century musical innovations
• Great War/WW1 impacts on modern life
• Cubism, modernism, postmodernist movements
• Dadaism, surrealism, German expressionism
• Music hall and/or vaudeville's demise
• The flapper, Rosie the Riveter
• The rise and fall of the American automobile
• Fred Harvey's contributions to 20th century tourism/travel
• Between-the-wars culture
• Cold war culture
• The Beats and other countercultural movements
• Expatriation in 20s and 30s Paris and/or the French Riviera
• The Bloomsbury Group
• 20th century innovations in architecture

Please upload 250-word abstract proposals to the Twentieth Century Studies area: http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Any questions or concerns please email Lisa Haven at havenl@ohio.edu

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

Please note the availability of graduate student travel grants at http://www.mpcaaca.org/conference/travel-grants/

Please include your name, affiliation, email address and AV needs (we can provide only LCD projectors to use with your own computer) in your abstract. Looking forward to your proposals!