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Jesse the K ([personal profile] jesse_the_k) wrote in [community profile] access_fandom2011-04-04 18:17
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Academia Ahoy in October!

There's a two-day conference this fall which looks like it needs us!

Call for Papers
DISABILITY & POPULAR CULTURE
Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA)
2011 Conference
http://www.mpcaaca.org

October 14-16, 2011
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Deadline for Paper Submissions: April 30, 2011

The Disability & Popular Culture area of the MPCA invites proposals (or abstracts) for papers on any aspect of the intersection of disability and popular culture. All topics, approaches, and perspectives related to disability and popular culture are welcome. Interdisciplinary perspectives are encouraged, as are discussions of new directions in disability studies and popular culture studies.

Proposals should be 250-300 words in length, and must be received by April 30, 2010.

More information available here:
http://www.mpcaaca.org/conference/
They do have travel grants for graduate
students, more at
http://mpcaaca.org/about/grants.html

Proposals and inquiries should be sent by e-mail to the Disability & Popular Culture area chair

Asim Ali
aali@umd.edu
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[personal profile] rhivolution 2011-04-04 23:34 (UTC)(link)
I will gladly give Milwaukee recs to anyone who goes to this, it looks brill.