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Folklore and Popular Culture 2020 National Conference
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4/15/2020 to 4/18/2020
When: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Where: Downtown Marriot Philadelphia
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107
United States
Contact: Popular Culture Association

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The Popular Culture Association (PCA) and the American Culture Association (ACA) are accepting submissions of proposals for their 2020 National Conference. The Conference will be in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 15–18 at the Downtown Marriot Philadelphia on Market Street. 

The conference will cover topics such as: 

  • Folklore in Popular Culture/Folklore as Popular Culture;
  • Folklore and the Digital Age;
  • Influence of folklore on other forms of culture (literature, film, music, etc.);
  • Folklore and Religion;
  • Folklore and Material Culture;
  • The difference between oral and literary sources of tradition;
  • Women in Folklore;
  • Folklore and children;
  • Uses of folklore;
  • Folklore and Globalism/Regionalism/Localism;
  • Illustrators/Illustration of folklore;
  • Folklore and memory/memory studies;
  • Symbolism in folklore;
  • The relationship between folklore and fairy tale studies/literary studies/anthropology

For more information, see 2020 National Conference.

For information on submitting a proposal before November 1, see AFS Review


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