CfP Indigenous Studies

Call for Papers
April 30, 2018
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields:
Area Studies, Indigenous Studies, Film and Film History, Native American History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

The Indigenous Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel proposals and paper abstracts for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference to be held from Thursday-Sunday, 4-7 October 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, IN.

Abstracts may address any aspect of Aboriginal, First Nations, Maori, Sami, and other Indigenous popular cultures. In addition, the area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Latin American, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to the following:

  • Film and Animation
  • Television
  • Popular Music
  • Radio shows
  • New Media
  • Video Games, Blogging, YouTube
  • Fashion
  • Popular Literature
  • Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies

Panels should open with approximately 100-word theme before a 200-word abstract for each panelist. Individual paper abstracts of about 200 word should be submitted electronically before or by April 30, 2018 via the online submission system,

Send questions and inquiries to the Area Chair, Anthony Adah at

For more information about the conference, including how to submit to a different area, please visit the conference website at

Contact Info:
Anthony Adah (Ph.D., Toronto)
Professor of Film Studies, School of Media Arts & Design (SoMAD)
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S., Moorhead, MN 56563
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