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2022 Annual Conference

We look forward to you joining us for our 2022 Annual Conference!

In light of the different operating costs for a virtual conference, MAPACA has adjusted our registration costs for 2022 to reflect these unique circumstances.

Early Registration (August 3-August 22) Regular Registration (August 23-September 14) Late Registration (September 15-October 19)
FT* 155 169 209
Students, etc**. 110 120 149

*Full-time, salaried faculty
**Part-time/Adjunct faculty, students, independent scholars, as per the website

We will release more information about the format of our online conference soon, so keep an eye out for the next issues of the newsletter and check out

Code of Conduct

Call for papers: 

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

Proposals should take the form of 300-word abstracts, and may only be submitted to one appropriate area. For a list of areas and area chair contact information, visit General questions can be directed to The deadline for submission is Friday, July 15, 2022.

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.”

To submit to this year’s conference, please go to You’ll need to be signed in to your account to create a submission. If you do not already have a MAPACA account, you will be prompted to create one.

Allow resubmissions: 

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