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41st Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 19-22, 2020

Call for Papers

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  • #SWPACA2020 Important Contact Information

    If you find yourself in need of information about the conference, or have other concerns, comments or questions, you can contact the SWPACA executive team the following ways:  Email: support@southwestpca.org Twitter: @southwestpca Facebook: @southwestpca Web: www.southwestpca.org For information about the Hyatt, please contact them directly:  HYATT REGENCY ALBUQUERQUE 330 Tijeras Ave. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102, […]

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  • #SWPACA2020 Draft Program

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce that the draft program for SWPACA2020 is now available! The final program will be available before the conference starts. Keep your eyes on our homepage and social media for updates. Thank you!

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  • BrBa Tour Registration Open

    Join us on this guided driving tour of iconic “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” filming sites in Albuquerque. The expected duration of the tour is: 3-3.5 hours, weather permitting. Space is limited, so pre-registration will be required. Register now

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  • Otherness, Survival and Hope: Pedagogies in Popular Media, of Dialogue

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association in proud to announce Volume 6, Issue 3 — Otherness, Survival and Hope: Pedagogies in Popular Media of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy. The editors and authors have put together a thoughtful and compelling issue. We invite you to visit www.journaldialouge.org now to read it now. Table of Contents […]

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  • SWPACA CFP Deadline Extension due to Technical Issues

    Dear SWPACA supporters, Due to some technical difficulties with our website today, we are extending our submission deadline to Nov. 24, 2019. We apologize for any errors you may have experienced. We believe the issues are resolved, but please contact us if you encounter any future technical challenges so we may assist you.

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  • Rob Thomas, creator of Veronica Mars and iZombie at #SWPACA2020

    Rob Thomas, creator of Veronica Mars and iZombie, is the featured guest for the 41st Southwest PCA conference, February 19-22, Albuquerque, NM. Thomas will be interviewed in a general session on Saturday morning (February 22), following which he will be available for conversation and autographs. He will conclude his appearance by participating in a roundtable discussion with scholars who currently […]

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  • But wait, there’s more! CFP Extension!

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce that the CFP period for the 2020 conference has been extended to November 20, 2019. For details, visit the call for papers page.

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  • #SWPACA2020 Michael K. Schoenecke Leadership Institute Applications Open

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2020 Michael K. Schoenecke Leadership Institute is now open.

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  • #CFPHighlight Eclectica

    Eclectica Eclectica: For Topics with No Other Home Visit our Call for papers page for more!

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  • #CFPHighlight Teaching and the Profession

    Teaching and the Profession Pedagogy and Popular Culture Undergraduate Presentations Note: All individual presentations by undergrads must be submitted to this area in the submission database. Upon review, they will be transferred to the proper area above. Visit our Call for papers page for more!

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  • #CFPHighlight Science Fiction and Fantasy

    Science Fiction and Fantasy Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture Dr. Who, Torchwood, and Whoverse Studies For 2020 Only!: Good Omens (Amazon Original Series) Harry Potter Studies Science Fiction and Fantasy – General Supernatural (TV series) Whedonverses: Creators & Texts Zombie Culture Visit our Call for papers page for more!

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  • #CFPHighlight Language and Literature

    Language and Literature Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative Captivity Studies Children’s / YA Culture Cormac McCarthy Creative Writing (Poetry, Fiction) Eco-Criticism and the Environment European Popular Culture and Literature Folklore Studies Graphic Novels, Comics, and Popular Culture Linguistics Literature (General) Mystery / Detective Fiction Myth and Fairy Tales Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Rhetoric and […]

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