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SWPACA 2015 Conference Schedule Now Live

Schedule-LiveThe Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that the schedule for the for theA�36th Annual SWPACA conference to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 11-14A�is now available to view online atA�http://conference2015.southwestpca.org. Scroll down to the A�section entitled “Schedule of sessions by time.” There are filters to view listings according to date and time.

We look forward to seeing you in Albuquerque!

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

500-FOLLOWERS-2The 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:A�www.facebook.com/southwestpca.

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Nearing 500 likes on Facebook

500-FOLLOWERSThe 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.

Application Closese Tonight for Graduate Student Awards and Leadership Institute

2014-leadership-instituteThe 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 atA�midnightA�tonight, December 1, 2014.

For information on the the Graduate Student Awards visit:A�http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/.

For information on the Michael K. Schoenecke Leadership Institute, visit http://southwestpca.org/leadership-institute/.

 

Submission Database Now Closed

database-closedThe 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 theA�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:A�http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers.

Deadline Extension: November 15, 2014

deadline-extensionThe Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, we are extending the deadline to submit papers and for early bird registration to November 15, 2014 for theA�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:A�http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers.

1 Day to Submit Papers

1-day-deadlineThe Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that only one day remains to submit 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:A�http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers.

Pop Culture Game Night

game-nightWe are pleased to announce our first annual Popular & American Culture GAME NIGHT!A� 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 will be available so the more, the merrier. Our Executive Team will provide drinks & munchies for the whole endeavor (although I’m not sure Mountain Dew and Twinkies will be on the menu).

Come out and enjoy an evening of comaraderie with your fellow conference attendees! a��More details coming soon.

Journal Dialogue: Volume 2, Issue 1 Preview

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Visit www.journaldialogue.org now.

The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce the release of A�Dialogue A�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 Neelya��s a�?Girls, Guns, and Zombies: Five Dimensions of Teaching and Learning inA�The Walking Deada�?
  • Amy Fatzingera��sA�a�?a��Can you imagine, a real, live Indian right here in Walnut Grove?a��: American Indians in Television Adaptations ofA�Little House on the Prairiea�?
  • May Friedmana��s a�?Survivor Skills: Why I Want to Teach Reality TVa�? and
  • Peter Kaya��s review a�?a�?Indy Classical Innovation: yMusica�?A�at USCa��sA�Southern Exposure New Music Seriesa�?

These articles highlight the A�interdisciplinary nature of the Journal, with contributions addressing literature, television and film; history and the post-apocalypse; adaptation and a�?realitya�?; live performances and studio recordings.

As we look towards the Spring 2015 issue, we encourage you to join us inA�celebrating the range of popular culture topics, approaches, and time periods.

2 Weeks to Submit Papers

2-weeks-deadlineThe Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) is pleased to announce that only two weeks remain to submit 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.