Contemporary Studies: Midwest PCA/ACA

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Jasara Hines
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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: April 30, 2013

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 April 30th to:
--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 or

Decisions will be made by May 13, 2013.