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Monday, May 18, 2009

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Pop/Am Culture Assoc., Boston, Nov. 2009

[from the Museum-L list]

General Call For Papers Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference, The 2009 MAPACA conference will be held at: Hilton Boston Logan Airport in Boston, MA from Thursday, November 5 - Saturday, November 7, 2009.

This is a general call for papers for the more than 40 session topics ranging from American Studies to Comics/Cartoon/Video Gaming to Environment and Culture to Music and Culture to Popular Architecture and the Built Environment to War. Proposals are welcome on all aspects of American and Popular culture.

To submit a proposal, please send a 150-word abstract and a brief CV or bio to the appropriate area chair by June 15, 2009. Panels of 3 or 4 presenters, single papers, roundtables, or alternative formats are encouraged. Sliding scale registration fees apply.

For further information and descriptions of areas, please visit, click on conference information then click on call for papers.

Or contact:
Loretta Lorance
MAPACA Membership Coordinator

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