American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sholden@purdue.edu

The 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference is currently organizing a panel on American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa. This conference will be held at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN on 3-5 October 2014. Topics can include--but are certainly not limited to--any historical or contemporary representation of the Middle East in American popular culture, including sermons, songs, plays, paintings, travel accounts, memoirs, novels, movies, and the media. Please upload a 250 word abstract on any aspect of culture treating American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa to the Middle Eastern Culture area at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/. The deadline for the submission of an abstract is 30 April 2014. You can find 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/conference/travel-grants/. Please email Stacy Holden at sholden@purdue.edu with any questions that you may have.

cfp categories: 
american
film_and_television
general_announcements
popular_culture
travel_writing