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2023 Annual Conference

November 9-11, 2023

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia

1800 Market St

Philadelphia, PA 19103

MAPACA returns this year to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Registration rates:

Early Registration (July 15-August 14) Regular Registration (August 15-September 24) Late Registration (September 25-October 1)
FT* 199 225 259
Students, etc**. 179 195 219

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

Call for papers: 

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Philadelphia, PA. 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 July 14, 2023.

MAPACA’s participants are 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 multidisciplinary 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.”

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