EVERYDAY WONDERS: THE CONFERENCE
POPULAR CULTURE: PAST AND PRESENT
10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
9-13 JUNE 1997
CARLTON CREST HOTEL
*'Everyday Wonders" is an international multi-disciplinary
conference, an integrated academic and performance based event which
reaches out to the community. Each day will have a major theme but
other themes will be incorporated into parallel sessions. The
conference is about the culture of the everyday, as opposed to high
culture which can often be somewhat remote from the public. The
conference will combine keynote speakers, academic papers, talks from
notable sporting and entertainment personalities, with lively
performances from artists.
*Conference themes are Everyday Wonders:
- Bush, Beach, and Suburbia
- Sport, Recreation and Leisure
- Music, Performance and Circus
- Electronic Media, Communication and the Arts
- Literature, Print and Design
*This conference investigates the many features of popular wonders in
our everyday lives.
*The American Popular Culture Association was established in the
mid-1960's. It covers a wide constituency across the United States
and draws in many thousands of members, It is the major international
popular culture organization, with recent conferences in New Orleans,
las Vegas, and Cambridge, contributing academic speakers to the
Brisbane conference, with expertise in all branches of popular
culture studies. These scholars will be drawn from the USA, Mexico,
Europe, Asia, and New Zealand. Prominent speakers from the UK and
across Australia have already agreed to participate. The organizers
are expecting approximately 600 delegates with larger audiences for
*Full Registration (AUS$180), discounted by $30 (AUS$150) if paid by
January 1, 1997.
*Discounted registration for Non-wage Earners (AUS$100) and
individual day session (AUS$40).
CALL FOR PAPERS:
*Your abstact of not more than 200 words should be sent to Associate
Professor Clive Moore, Everyday Wonders Conferences Manager, Dept. of
History, The University of Queensland, 4072.
Tel: 07 3365 6320
Fax: 07 3365 6266
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*Abstract submission by February 14,1997.
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