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Call for Proposals: Libraries, Archives & Museums Subject Area of Popular Culture Association National Conference (Online Apr. 13-16)–Deadline Sun., Dec. 5

(via Casey Hoeve, University of Nebraska – Lincoln)

Please consider submitting a proposal for the upcoming virtual Popular Culture Association National Conference, taking place on April 13-16 (Wednesday-Saturday).

The Libraries, Archives & Museums subject area is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of popular culture as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, or research. Possible topics include the following ones.

  • descriptions of research collections or exhibits
  • studies of popular images of libraries, librarians,  archives, or museums
  • analyses of social networking or web resources
  • popular culture in library education and information literacy
  • the future of libraries and librarians
  • developments in technical services for collecting and preserving popular culture materials​

Papers from undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, December 5. To submit a proposal, please go here.

Early-bird registration opened on Tuesday, November 9. The cost is $105.00 for presenters and non-presenters.

Membership is required to register. Early registration ends Friday, December 31.

More information about the Conference is available here. Please direct any questions to the Chair for Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture, Casey Hoeve, at achoeve@unl.edu.

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