About

EUPOP 2018 is the seventh annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), to be held at the Charles University, Prague (Celetná 20), July 24th – 26th, 2018.

UPDATE 5th July, 2018: The DRAFT programme is now online:

https://eupop18.wordpress.com/programme/

Keynotes:

Professor Petr A. Bilek (Charles University, Prague)
Distant Encounters of the Third Kind: Why Is Popular Culture Not Popular within Central European University Curricula?

Professor Hilary Radner (University of Otago, New Zealand)
Resurgent Feminism: From the Event Movie to the Little Film

Academy Professor Hannu Salmi (University of Turku, Finland)
Yves Montand’s Tour of the Eastern Bloc: Transnational Stardom in 1956/57

The conference is organised in association with the International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC, http://iipc.utu.fi/) and the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA, http://pcaaca.org/).

EPCA pages: https://epcablog.wordpress.com/

Presenters at EUPOP 2018 will be encouraged to develop their papers for publication in a number of Intellect journals, including the EPCA’s Journal of European Popular Culture.

The Journal of European Popular Culture investigates creative cultures of Europe, present and past. Exploring European popular imagery, media, new media, film, music, art and design, architecture, drama and dance, fine art, literature and the writing arts, and more, the journal is also of interest to those considering the influence of European creativity and European creative artefacts worldwide.

The site is under construction, the main updates should be in place during June 2018. The conference draft programme will be published during June 2018.

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