deadline for submissions: 
April 30, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association 2019 Conference
contact email: 

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 10-13 October 2019

Cincinnati, OH

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati

Address: Hyatt Regency, 151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Phone: (513) 579-1234


The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association calls for papers, abstracts, and panel proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference.


Abstracts may address any aspect of Aboriginal, First Nations, Maori, Sami, and other Indigenous popular cultures. In addition, the area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Latin American, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics may address, but are not in any way limited to, the following:

Film and Animation




Social Media              

Video Games, Blogging, YouTube


Popular Literature

Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies


Panels should open with approximately 100-word theme before a 200-word abstract for each panelist. Individuals may only submit one paper, and please do not submit the same paper to more than one Area. Graduate students are invited to apply for competitively awarded travel grants from MPCA/MACA:


Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) on the Submissions website ( before or by April 30, 2019. Send questions and inquiries to the Area Chair, Anthony Adah at


For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at