2nd Call for papers: Deadline: Friday, May 30th, 2014
Pamela Church Gibson Reader in Cultural and Historical Studies London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, Principal Editor – Film, Fashion & Consumption, president of the European Popular Culture Association, the third annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), is to be held at the University of the Arts , London UK (272 High Holborn. London, WC1) from July 29th – 31st 2014.
EUPOP 2014 will explore European popular culture in all its various forms. This could include European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Comics and Popular Literature, Sport, Heritage, and Curation. The special streams will include themes such as Violence (Horror), Commodification of Popular Culture, Sport, Spirituality (the Occult), Nationalism and its Ideological Forms, Paganism (Celtic Studies, Nordic Mythologies), and Technology.
There will be opportunities for networking, publishing, and developing caucus groups within the EPCA. Presenters at EUPOP 2014 will be encouraged to develop their papers for publication in a number of Intellect journals, including the EPCA’s Journal of European Popular Culture. Journal editors will be working closely with strand convenors – a full list of Intellect journals is available at: www.intellectbooks.com
The conference draft program will be announced at the end of May, 2014, along with the conference registration and accommodation details.
Keynote speakers: Information will be posted shortly.
More information in the near future.