Saturday, March 22, 2008

CFP: Fan Studies

Call for Papers: FAN STUDIES
2008 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2008
Cincinnati OH
Deadline: April 30, 2008

The Fan Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held in Cincinnati, OH October 3-5, 2008. Topics can include, but are not limited to fan fiction, multi-media fan production, fan communities, fandom of individual media texts, sports fandom, or the future of fandom. Case studies are
also welcome.

Please send 250 word abstract proposals on any aspect of Fan Studies to Paul Booth, Department of Language, Literature and Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180 or to More information about the conference can be found at Please include name, affiliation, and e-mail address with the 250 word abstract.

Paul Booth


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