The 34th FWPCA conference is being held in Las Vegas. Las Vegas has its own unique and fun culture itself. Coming to our conference not only gives you the opportunity to share popular culture with other scholars but explore Las Vegas. Whether you decide to explore the Strip, Freemont Street, local museums, or stay on… Continue reading Hosting in Las Vegas
Last year, at the 33rd annual FWPCA, we had a fascinating round-table discussion about COVID-19 culture. We felt it was important to continue those discussions, so one possible submission topic for the 34th FWPCA conference is “Pandemic Culture”. COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed the way that we interact and experience popular culture. Check out last year’s… Continue reading Continuing conversations
Last year, because of the pandemic, we held the conference virtually. Holding the conference virtually allowed people from all over, with varying circumstances, to be able to attend. We hope to channel the same welcoming energy by holding the 34th conference both virtually and in person. For those of you who plan on attending the… Continue reading What will the 34th conference look like?
In the past, submissions to the FWPCA conference have represented diverse voices. We love getting submissions that aim to open important discussions and advance scholarship. Last year at the 33rd conference we had some amazing discussions on gender, race, and popular culture. This year with the theme of crisis, culture, and communities, the submission topics… Continue reading What to look forward to at our 34th conference:
We at the Far West Popular Culture Association are excited to announce that the call for papers for FWPCA 34 is now open. Please see the details below. Also, check FWPCA.com weekly for more important updates, inspiration, and highlights from FWPCA 33. 34th Annual Far West Popular Culture Association ConferenceLas Vegas, Nevada | March 4-6,… Continue reading FWPCA 34 Call for Papers
The full conference sessions and digital proceedings of the 33rd Annual Far West Popular Culture Association Conference are now available online in UNLV’s Digital Commons: link here. You can watch videos of all panels and read papers that were submitted.
With the help of Andy Borts and Alethea Inns of UNLV’s Office of Online Education and patience from our online moderators, I am ready to share how you will “attend” FWPCA 33 remotely on February 20, 2021. Both presenters and attendees will be able to click a session link on the FWPCA 33 schedule (click… Continue reading “Attending” FWPCA 33
We are lucky to have two keynote speakers scheduled for the 33rd Annual Far West Popular Culture Association conference on February 20, 2021. Julie Jensen, our opening keynote speaker, has written more than 30 plays, all professionally produced, and a dozen published. Her work has won 10 major national awards and garnered attention from the… Continue reading FWPCA 33 Keynotes
Before you register for the conference, you will need to create an account with UNLV Digital Scholarship if you do not already have one. For UNLV faculty, this account is distinct from your ACE account, so unless you have already created a Digital Scholarship account, you will need to create one to register. Luckily, creating… Continue reading Registration Step One: Creating an Account
The Far West Popular Culture Association is proud to announce our 34th annual conference will be a hybrid conference aimed to include as many diverse perspectives as possible. The FWPCA is using the Digital Commons platform, powered by BE Press, as an archival system and conference registration. This is the same system that UNLV uses… Continue reading Registering for FWPCA 34