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42nd Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Virtual, the Week of Feb. 22, 2021

Call for Papers

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  • #SWPACA2021 Will Be A Virtual Conference

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce that the 2021 annual conference will be a virtual conference, held the week of February 22, 2021. With so much unknown about the potential for dangers from the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the decision to move to an online format for the 2021 conference has been made […]

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  • #SWPACA2020 Award Winners

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce the award winners for #SWPACA2020. Their achievements in Popular and American Culture studies are exemplary of their fields. Congratulations to all.

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  • #SWPACA2020 Special Events

    Welcome to #SWPACA2020 the 41st annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association meeting. Below find some of our exciting special events for 2020. See you there!

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  • #SWPACA2020 Final Program Available Now

    The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce that the final program for SWPACA2020 is now available! The final touches are going into the app now, so keep your eyes out for that to launch on Monday. Thank you!

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  • #SWPACA2020 Pre-Con Workshops

    [box style="rounded" border="full"] All workshops are $35. You can pay and register ...

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  • ABQ Transportation Options

    For SWPACA2020 there are plenty of transportation options to get around. Below are many to choose from.

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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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  • 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.

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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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