Brian Ekdale

Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Iowa

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CFP: Globalization and Popular Culture (2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association)

Call for Papers:
2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Deadline: April 30, 2011

We invite papers/panels that explore theoretical, empirical, and methodological approaches to the study of popular culture on the global stage (ex. international mass communication, global cultural encounters, postcolonial studies, national cinema, international advertising campaigns, etc.).  For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at

Submissions should include your name (and the names of any co-presenters), affiliation, email address, and a 250-word abstract. Also, please indicate in your submission whether your presentation will require a TV and DVD player. Note that LCD projectors will not be provided by MPCA/ACA.

E-mail your submission to Globalization Area Chair Brian Ekdale, University of Wisconsin-Madison, brianekdale [at] gmail [dot] com.

Graduate students should note the conference travel grant competition:

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