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38th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 15-18, 2017

Call For Papers

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  • CFP Highlight: Eclectica: For Topics with No Other Home

    Eclectica: For Topics with No Other Home is the subject area for all the other great topics you come up with. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! **

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  • CFP Highlight: Teaching and the Profession

    Teaching and the Profession is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! **

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  • CFP Highlight: Science Fiction and Fantasy

    Science Fiction and Fantasy is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! **

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  • CFP Highlight: Language and Literature

    Language and Literature is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! **

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  • CFP Highlight: Identities and Cultures

    Identities and Cultures is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! **

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  • CFP Highlight: Historic and Contemporary Cultures

    Historic and Contemporary Cultures is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call! *  

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  • CFP Highlight: Film, Television, Music, and Visual Media

    Film, Television, Music, and Visual Media is full of great topics. Find the one that relates to you below, then review the expanded information for submitting your work. Find more subject areas on our call for papers page as well! Help us grow #SWPACA17; share the call!   **

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  • Call For Papers #SWPACA17

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is accepting paper proposals for the 38th annual conference to be held in Albuquerque, NM, February 15-18, 2017. To submit your paper, navigate to our Call for Papers page, and find the subject area that fits your topic. Detailed instructions can be found on that page, and the expanded descriptions for each [...]

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  • We are saddened to report the passing of Deb Carmichael

    We are saddened to report the passing of Deb Carmichael, former SWPACA Area Chair and long-time supporter of the organization. Those of you who interacted with Deb will understand the loss to popular culture studies and to academia more broadly. Deborah Carmichael was a thoughtful and caring teacher in the Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures [...]

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  • Post-#SWPACA16 Conference Reflection Piece

    Check out this conference reflection piece by Keene Short, a writer and academic in Lincoln, Nebraska who studies in the UNL creative writing graduate program. Thanks for the great post, and join us again next year! https://jkeeneshort.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/making-sense-of-the-things-we-love/

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  • #SWPACA16 Photos

    Thank you to all our #SWPACA16 participants! We had a stellar year with nearly 1000 of you at the conference. See you next year

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  • Hotel Room Block Closes 1/19/2016

    Don’t forget to make your accommodations for the Hyatt! The reduced rate room block expires 1/19/16 at 5pm mountain time. See “Step 3″ on our conference registration information page for details on securing a room at the discounted block rate! http://southwestpca.org/conference/registration/  

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