CFP: 23rd Annual MAPACA Conference

The 23rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association conference will be held November 1-3, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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, 2012. Panels of 3 presenters, single papers, roundtables, or alternative formats are encouraged.

MAPACA’s membership is comprised of college and university faculty, independent scholars and artists, and graduate and undergraduate students. MAPACA is an inclusive professional organization dedicated to the study of popular and American culture in all their multi-disciplinary manifestations. It is a regional division of the Popular Culture and American Culture Association, which, in the words of Popular Culture Association founder Ray Browne, is a “multi-disciplinary association interested in new approaches to the expressions, mass media and all other phenomena of everyday life.”