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The Mid-Atlantic Gazette

2017 Call for Papers

by Matthew B. Hill

2017 MAPACA Annual Conference Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Philadelphia, PA Thursday, November 8 — Saturday, November 11, 2017

2017 CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2017 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 mapaca.net/areas. General questions can be directed to mapaca at mapaca dot net. The deadline for submission is Friday, June 30, 2017. For more info, visit mapaca.net.

2017 DIVINE IMPACT AWARD WINNER: CHEF JOSE GARCES

MAPACA is proud to announce the 2017 Divine Impact Award winner Chef Jose Garces. Chef Garces is an award winning chef, author, and restaurateur with a strong connection to the Philadelphia area. Chef Garces’ culinary success as a James Beard Award winner and his work on the hit Food Network show Iron Chef America are complemented by his work with the Garces Foundation, a nonprofit that provides health and educational services to Philadelphia’s immigrant community. Chef Garces’ passion for Latin culinary traditions shines in his two cookbooks, The Latin Road Home and Latin Evolution.

Chef Garces will receive the 2017 DIA and participate in a Q&A at the conference on Thursday November 9th. A reception will follow.

About MAPACA:

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 (PCA/ACA). MAPACA hosts an annual conference and publishes the Mid-Atlantic Almanack each fall, and engages in other scholarly and analytical activities year round at http://mapaca.net.

2016 Call for Papers

by Matthew B. Hill

Call for papers:

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association conference in Atlantic City, NJ. 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. The deadline for submission is Thursday, June 30, 2016.

For a list of areas and area chair contact information, visit mapaca.net/areas. General questions can be directed to mapaca at mapaca dot net.

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.”

For more info, visit mapaca.net.

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) P.O. Box 25033 Philadelphia, PA 19147-0033 [email protected] twitter.com/mapacanet facebook.com/mapacanet

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 2015 conference is located at: http://mapaca.net/conference/2015

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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. Please, only submit one abstract per person, submit to one area, and be sure all presenters/authors are accounted for in abstract submission. Consult Area pages for area-specific themes, focuses, and instructions.

To submit an abstract, create an account or log in to mapaca.net and visit the Submitting abstracts to the conference page for instructions.

For list of areas and area chair contact information, visit Subject Areas. Please contact Area Chairs for area-specific questions. General questions can be directed to the MAPACA Contact Page.

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