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Late April 2018 MAPACA Newsletter

This is the late April 2018 MAPACA newsletter. The next conference is November 8-10, 2018 (Baltimore, MD).

2018 Call for Papers

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) 29th Annual Conference November 8-10, 2018 Baltimore, MD – Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) conference in Baltimore, MD. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are permitted.

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 [email protected]. The deadline for submission is Saturday, June 30, 2018.

We are pleased to return to Baltimore, MD for the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture (MAPACA) conference. The conference will take place at the Lord Baltimore hotel. Information on conference room rates and registration will be posted in Summer 2018.

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.”

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Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) P.O. Box 25033 Philadelphia, PA 19147-0033

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Medieval/Media Scholars Needed

Scott Manning, MAPACA Graduate Student Representative, is curating an annotated bibliography at of any scholarly work that focuses on depictions of the medieval in movies and televisions. It is currently up to 325 entries with many more to come. If you have any suggestions for additions, please feel free to email Scott directly at [email protected] or contact him on Twitter @warpath.

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