Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Call for Papers

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 paul.mountfort@aut.ac.nz)
Popular Design (Dr Derham Groves, derham@unimelb.edu.au)
Popular Romance Studies (Dr Glen Thomas, gj.thomas@qut.edu.au)
Popular Fiction (Dr Toni Johnson-Woods, t.johnsonwoods@uq.edu.au)
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, b.lott@qut.edu.au)
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://www.blogger.com/j.cokley@uq.edu.au) 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, t.risson@uq.edu.au)
Sports and Popular Culture (Carol Wical, c.wical@uq.edu.au)
Popular Music Ed Montano (e_j_montano@hotmail.com)

Law and Popular Culture (Dr Jason Bainbridge, JBAINBRIDGE@groupwise.swin.edu.au)
Philosophy and Popular Culture
International Popular Cultures

Indigenous 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, t.johnsonwoods@uq.edu.au. 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/


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