Call for Papers
DISABILITY & POPULAR CULTURE
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA)
Friday-Sunday, 11-13 October 2013
St. Louis Union Station Hotel
St. Louis, Missouri
Deadline: 30 April 2013
The Disability & Popular Culture area of the MPCA invites proposals (or abstracts) for papers on any aspect of the intersection of disability and popular culture. All topics, approaches, and perspectives related to disability and popular culture are welcome. Papers may address theoretical, methodological, empirical, or pedagogical concerns. Interdisciplinary perspectives are encouraged, as are discussions of new directions in disability studies and popular culture studies.
The conference CFP and general conference information are available at: http://mpcaaca.org/st-louis-20
Proposals/abstracts must be submitted at the MPCA submission site: http://submissions.mpcaaca.org
Please note the availability of travel grants for graduate students: http://mpcaaca.org/conference/
Inquiries may be directed to Asim Ali, the Disability & Popular Culture area chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of American Studies
University of Maryland