MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

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Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
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CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

2014 marks the 25th annual conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association. For this occasion, MAPACA returns to the city that hosted its first conference in 1990. The conference will be held at the newly renovated Lord Baltimore Hotel in Downtown Baltimore, Maryland. The Lord Baltimore Hotel was built in 1928 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel was purchased by the Rubell Family who launched a complete remodel and restoration of the French Renaissance hotel.

In addition to the usual collection of multidisciplinary scholarship on the varied aspects of popular and American culture, the conference will feature special programming on MAPACA's history, a formal recognition of our founding members, and a lot of exciting surprises to come.

Call for papers:
Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

Proposals should take the form of 300-word abstracts, and may only be submitted to one appropriate area. Please, only submit one abstract per person, and be sure all presenters/authors are accounted for in abstract submission. A high number of submissions is expected; prospective presenters are encouraged to submit abstracts early.

To submit an abstract, create an account or log in to and visit the Submitting abstracts to the conference page for instructions.

The deadline for submission has been extended to June 30, 2014.

For list of areas and area chair contact information, visit

Please contact Area Chairs for area-specific questions. General questions can be directed to

Special Announcement:

MAPACA is very excited for our special keynote speaker who will also lead a Q&A and sign copies of his/her latest publication. We are bound by a contractual agreement with the speaker's representation to not announce the identity of the speaker until the close of the abstract submission process, but we can guarantee the appeal to a wide breadth of disciplines including general popular and American culture, film, LGBT, theatre, music, independent media, and more!