Call for papers in Cultural Geography

deadline for submissions: 
April 30, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email:


Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Submit paper, abstract, or panel proposals (including the title of the presentation) to the Cultural Geography Area on the submissions website at

Individuals may only submit one paper, and please do not submit the same paper to more than one Area.

Deadline for receipt of proposals is April 30, 2022.

Please include your name, affiliation, and e-mail address of each author/participant. A preliminary version of the schedule will be posted on our website around August 2022. The final version will be distributed in hard copy at the conference.

Special Notes Regarding Proposal Submissions: (1) AV equipment will be provided. The Association does not provide laptops, cords, or speakers.  (2) If necessary, indicate and submit potential scheduling conflicts along with your proposal. (3) If you wish your presentation to be listed as MACA (rather than MPCA), please include this request with your proposal.

Please plan to attend the entire conference. Panels will run at the following approximate times: Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am -5:30 pm, and Sunday 9:00 am-2:00 pm.  Special events may include game night on Thursday evening, featured speakers and awards ceremony on Friday evening, and a keynote speaker on Saturday evening. These events will be free for conference registrants. Area Chairs are strongly encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting.