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TTPConf 2017 : CFP Theorising the Popular Conference - Liverpool Hope University, 21-22 June 2017

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Link: https://twitter.com/TheorisePopular
 
When Jun 21, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017
Where Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool UK
Submission Deadline Mar 17, 2017
Notification Due Apr 3, 2017
Categories    cultural studies   film   fandom   celebrity
 

Call For Papers

Theorising the Popular Conference 2017

Liverpool Hope University, June 21st-22nd 2017

The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its seventh annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. One of its chief goals will be to generate debate that challenges academic hierarchies and cuts across disciplinary barriers.

The conference invites submissions from a broad range of disciplines, and is particularly interested in new ways of researching ‘popular’ forms of communication and culture. In addition to papers from established and early career academics, we encourage proposals from postgraduate taught and research students.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Film and Television
Media and Communication
Politics and Populism
Literature (Fiction and Non-Fiction)
Music
Drama and Performance
Fan Cultures and Audience Research
Sport
Celebrity
Social Media
Gender: Feminism/Femininities/Masculinities/Queering/Sexualities/Representations of the Body
Language/Linguistics

The conference will be held at Liverpool Hope’s main campus, Hope Park. Situated in a pleasant suburb of Liverpool, just four miles from the city centre, Hope Park offers superb facilities in beautiful surroundings.

Papers should be 20 minutes in length. Please send abstracts of 300 words to Dr Jacqui Miller and Dr Joshua Gulam (ttpconference@hope.ac.uk) by March 17th 2017. The abstract should include your name, email address, affiliation, as well as the title of your paper.

Successful abstracts will be notified by April 3rd 2017.

Conference fees: £100 for both days, including lunch and all refreshments (£80 for students and unwaged).

Theorising the Popular 2017
ttpconference@hope.ac.uk

Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
Liverpool
England
L16 9JD

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