The First Annual Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand (PopCAANZ) will be held June 30, July 1, 2 at the VIBE Hotel in Sydney.
Our website http://www.library.uq.edu.au/ipswich/popcaanz/
This interdisciplinary and transnational conference is accepting proposals on ALL aspects of popular culture including but not limited to:
Graphic Novels, Comics and Visual Cultures (Dr Paul Mountfort email@example.com)
Popular Design (Dr Derham Groves, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Popular Romance Studies (Dr Glen Thomas, email@example.com)
Popular Fiction (Dr Toni Johnson-Woods, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Film and TV (Dr Rebecca Beirne, Rebecca.Beirne@newcastle.edu.au )
Fashion (Assoc Prof Vicki Karaminas, Vicki.Karaminas@uts.edu.au)
Popular Science (Dr William Lott, email@example.com)
Linguistics (Alan Libert, Alan.Libert@newcastle.edu.au)
Queer Studies (Dr Samar Habib, S.Habib@uws.edu.au)
Journalism and Popular Culture (Dr John Cokely, http://firstname.lastname@example.org) Writing (Creative/Non Fiction) (Dr Giselle Bastin, Giselle.Bastin@flinders.edu.au)
Popular History (Dr Hsu-Ming Teo, Hsu-ming.Teo@humn.mq.edu.au)
Food Studies (Toni Risson, email@example.com)
Sports and Popular Culture (Carol Wical, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Popular Music Ed Montano (email@example.com)
Law and Popular Culture (Dr Jason Bainbridge, JBAINBRIDGE@groupwise.swin.edu.au)
Philosophy and Popular Culture
International Popular Cultures
Green Issues and Popular Culture
Writing (Creative/Non Fiction)
Libraries, Archives, Museums and Popular Research
Creative work is also accepted. Proposals for panels are welcome.
We will also be holding a postgraduate poster evening. All postgrads and undergrads (provided they are working with the guidance of a trained scholar) interested in presenting their would-be or current research are invited to submit an abstract. Please mark your submissions: Poster Session.
Abstracts (300 words max.) should be sent as e-mail attachments to the area chairs, if none is designated please forward to Dr Toni Johnson-Woods, firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is 30th November 2009 (first round) -- second round 20th December. Please include your name, affiliation, mailing and e-mail address, and the title of your presentation. E-mails should be entitled: PopCanz Conference. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within one week, please resend your submission. Accepted presenters will be notified via e-mail by January 2010.
A selection of papers from the conference will be solicited for publication in the PopCAANZ Journal.
Additional information is available on the PopCanz blogsite: http://popcanz.blogspot.com/