CFP: Popular Culture Association Libraries, Archives, & Museums Area


The Popular Culture Association annual conference will be held June 2-5, 2021, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts.

The Libraries, Archives, and Museums area is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of Popular Culture as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, or research. Possible topics include:

  • Descriptions of research collections or exhibits
  • Studies of popular images of libraries, librarians, archives, or museums
  • Analyses of social networking or web resources
  • Popular Culture in library education/information literacy
  • The future of libraries and librarians
  • Developments in technical services for collecting/ preserving Popular Culture materials

Papers from graduate students are welcome

The deadline for submitting a proposal is November 16, 2020

To submit a proposal, go to


Please direct any questions to either co-chair for Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Popular Culture:

Allen Ellis
Professor of Library Services
W. Frank Steely Library
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY  41099-6101

Casey Hoeve
Associate Professor, Head of Content & Collections
Love Library
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-4100

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