Subject Areas

9-11 in Popular Culture, Paul Petrovic, English Department, Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, GA, ppetrovic@ec.edu

Adaptations, Amanda Roberts, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, aroberts3@niu.edu

Advertising and Public Relations, Patrick Karle, Wenzhou-Kean University, pkarle@wku.edu.cn

African-American Popular Culture, Carlos D. Morrison, Communications, Alabama State University, P.O. Box 271, Montgomery AL 36101-0271, cdmorrison@alasu.edu

Amusements and Entertainment, Omotayo Banjo, University of Cincinnati, banjooo@ucmail.uc.edu

Animation and Anime, Mark Gellis, Ketterling University, mgellis@kettering.edu

Art History and Visual Culture, Rachel Bragg, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Department of History, English, and Creative Arts, Beckley, WV 25801, rachel.bragg@mail.wvu.edu

Asian Popular Culture, Takreem Zulfiqar, tak.zulfiqar@gmail.com

Beer Culture, Josh Sopiarz, Governors State University, jsopiarz@govst.edu

British Popular Culture, Sarah Petrovic, English Department, Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, GA, spetrovic@ec.edu

Celebrity and Stardom, Alexandra Newman, newmanal12@gmail.com

Comics, Paul R. Kohl, Communication Arts, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista St., Dubuque IA 52001, paul.kohl@loras.edu

Contemporary Studies, Jasara Hines, University of Centarl Florida, jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

Cultural Geography, Melissa Sartore, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Department of History, English, and Creative Arts, Beckley, WV 25801, melissa.sartore@mail.wvu.edu

Dance and Theater, Darryl Clark, Missouri State University, 1320 E. Belmont Springfield, MO 65804, darryl.clark@siu.edu

Disability and Popular Culture, Hayley Haugen, Ohio University Southern, haugen@ohio.edu

Documentary, Julia Largent, McPherson College, largentj@mcpherson.edu

Environment and Culture, Sarah McFarland Taylor, Religious Studies, Northwestern University,1860 Campus Drive, Crowe Hall, Evanston, IL 60208, Sarah@northwestern.edu

Family, Stella Ress, Univeristy of Southern Indiana, sress@usi.edu

Fan Studies, Katie Wilson, Univeristy of Louisville, katemariewilson@gmail.com

Fashion and Material Culture, Kelli Purcell-O’Brien, Department of English, The University of Memphis, kobrien1@memphis.edu

Fat Studies, Jasie Stokes, University of Louisville, jasiestokes@gmail.com

Festivals and Food, Caryn E. Neumann, History, Miami University—Ohio, neumance@miamioh.edu

Film, Lori Parks, Miami University Hamilton, parksll@miamioh.edu

Gender Studies, Amber Davisson, amberldavisson@gmail.com

Girls’ Culture/Girls’ Studies, Miriam Forman-Brunell, History, University of Missouri—Kansas City, Kansas City MO 64110, Forman-BrunellM@umkc.edu

Harry Potter Studies, Rebekah Buchanan, Western Illinois University, rj-buchanan@wiu.edu

Hip Hop, Mark Anthony Caldwell, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, mac4@uwm.edu

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in Popular Culture, Carlos D. Morrison, Communications, Alabama State University, P.O. Box 271, Montgomery AL 36101-0271, cdmorrison@alasu.edu

History, Melissa Sartore, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, Department of History, English, and Creative Arts, Beckley, WV 25801, melissa.sartore@mail.wvu.edu

Horror and Science Fiction/Fantasy, John A. Dowell, Undergraduate University Division, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824, jdowell@msu.edu

Humor, John A. Dowell, Undergraduate University Division, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824-1033, jdowell@msu.edu

Indian Popular Culture, Margaret Redlich, DePaul University, mredlich21@gmail.com

Indigenous Studies, Anthony Adah, Film Studies, Minnesota State University—Moorhead, Moorhead MN 56563, adahan@mnstate.edu

Jewish Studies, Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsviile, crocha@siue.edu

Libraries, Museums, and Collecting, Tom Caw, Music Public Services Librarian, Mills Music Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706-1324, tcaw@library.wisc.edu

Midwestern Culture, Armeda Reitzel, Department of Communication, Humboldt State University, Armeda.Reitzel@humboldt.edu

Music, Gary Burns, Communication, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL 60115, gburns@niu.edu

Mythology, Jessica L. T. deVega, Religious Studies, Morningside College, Charles City College Hall 204, Sioux City, IA 51106, devega@morningside.edu

New Media, Pam Wicks, Aurora Univeristy, pwicks22@gmail.com

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture, Erin Mae Clark, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, eclark@smumn.edu

Otaku Studies, Jason Bennett, History, Collin College, McKinney, TX, mpca.otaku@gmail.com

Pedagogy and Popular Culture, Jessica Birch, jessicaelizabethbirch@gmail.com

Philosophy and Popular Culture, Amy K. Drees, Arts and Humanities, Defiance College, 701 North Clinton Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512, adrees@defiance.edu

Politics, Janet Novak, Independent Scholar, 215 Prospect St., DeKalb IL 60115, novakjanet@yahoo.com

Pop Divas, Jesse A. Marden, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, MN, jesse.marden@mnsu.edu

Popular Genre Fiction, Maryan Wherry, Independent Scholar, wherrym@gmx.com

Print Media and Popular Culture, Ayanna Gaines, Associate Librarian, Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA 93003, ayannag@gmail.com

Professional Development, Julia Largent, McPherson College, largentj@mcpherson.edu

Queer Studies, Veronica Popp, Elmhurst College, poppv@net.elmhurst.edu

Race and Ethnicity, Jessica Birch, jessicaelizabethbirch@gmail.com

Reality Television, Ann Andaloro, Department of Communication, Media and Leadership, Morehead State University, 203 Breckinridge Hall, Morehead KY 40351, a.andaloro@moreheadstate.edu

Romance, Maryan Wherry, Independent Scholar, wherrym@gmx.com

Sixties and Popular Culture, Paul R. Kohl, Communication Arts, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista St., Dubuque IA 52001, paul.kohl@loras.edu

Southern Literature and Culture, Anne M. Canavan, Salt Lake City Community College, anne.canavan@gmail.com

Sports Culture, Allison Levin, Webster University, allisonlevin06@webster.edu

Subculture, Morgan Shipley, American Studies, Michigan State University, shiple18@msu.edu

Tabletop and Board Game Studies, Brendan Riley, Columbia College of Chicago, briley@colum.edu

Television, Cory Barker, Department of Communication and Culture Indiana University, barkerc@umail.iu.edu

Twentieth Century Studies, James Knippling, University of Cincinnati, knippljr@ucmail.uc.edu

Utopia/Dystopia, John A. Grummel, 605 Washington St., Liberal Arts Hall 218, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA 52142, grummelj@uiu.edu

Video Games, Pam Wicks, Aurora Univeristy, pwicks22@gmail.com

Wrestling Studies, CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher Olson, Dominican University, UW-Milwaukee, creinhard@dom.edu  and chrstphrolson@gmail.com

Youth Literature and Media, Patrick Cox, Rutgers University, patrick.cox@rutgers.edu

 

Open Areas

Disability and Popular Culture (open area for the 2019 conference)

Latin American Popular Culture

Religion and Popular Culture

Middle Eastern Culture

Whedon Studies

Writing and Rhetoric in Popular Culture