Popular and American Culture Studies
Many Faces, Many Voices:
Intersecting Borders in Popular
and American Culture

Join us for the 36th Annual SWPACA Conference

February 11 - 14, 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Registration and Travel and Hotel Options

Front Page News

  • We Have Reached the 500 “Like” Milestone on Facebook!

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we have reached the 500 fan milestone on our Facebook page. Thank you to all of our followers, new and old, for helping us get there. Now, our next step is to hit 1000! Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/southwestpca. Find us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/southwestpca

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  • Nearing 500 likes on Facebook

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that we are rapidly approaching 500 fans on our Facebook page. Help us hit this milestone today, by heading clicking “like” on our Facebook page now, and sharing this message with your friends! Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/southwestpca.

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  • Application Closese Tonight for Graduate Student Awards and Leadership Institute

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that the Graduate Student Awards application as well as the Michael K. Schoenecke Leadership Institute application will close at midnight tonight, December 1, 2014. For information on the the Graduate Student Awards visit: http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/. For information on the Michael K. Schoenecke Leadership Institute, visit http://southwestpca.org/leadership-institute/.  

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  • Submission Database Now Closed

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) regrets to announce that the submission database is now closed an will not be accepting any more papers for the 36th Annual SWPACA conference to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 11-14. For information on the the subject areas for papers and presentations, and for instructions on submitting visit: http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers.

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  • Pop Culture Game Night

    We are pleased to announce our first annual Popular & American Culture GAME NIGHT!  Let’s get our “geek on” in style! The hosts of this session are expert geeks and will provide some fun, challenging but easy-to-learn games that are anything but traditional, including European games of the year and Mensa award winners. Multiple tables [...]

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  • Journal Dialogue: Volume 2, Issue 1 Preview

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce the release of  Dialogue  Volume 2, Issue 1 Preview, in advance of the February, 2015 issue (Volume 2, Issue 1). This sneak peek brings you three articles and one review: Anthony Neely’s “Girls, Guns, and Zombies: Five Dimensions of Teaching and Learning in The Walking Dead” [...]

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