[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

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Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
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Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL - Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
Extended Deadline: May 15, 2016

The Urban Studies Area of The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2016.

Proposals will be accepted from any area relating to urban studies. Topics do not need to be regionally limited to the Midwest or US. Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:
• Bioregionalism
• Architecture
• Problems/challenges with in urban communities
• Literary representations of the city
• Gentrification
• Gendered issues within urban spaces/communities
• Redefining urban concepts of space/place

Please upload 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of urban studies culture to the Urban Studies Area at http://submissions.mpcaaca.org/

Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract.

Questions? Please email Megan Cannella at megan.cannella@gmail.com

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