Far west Popular Culture Association

28th annual meeting, february 26-28, 2016

The Venue Palace Station Hotel and Casino 2411 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102


The Palace Station Hotel & Casino are offering special rates to the attendees of the FWPCA/ACA Conference. Take Advantage of them now by registering before the event.


Conference Schedule

Friday, February 26, 2016


 Registration and packet pick up begin at 4:00 on outside the Grand Ballroom, Salon G in the conference area of the Palace Station.  The registration desk will remain open throughout the conference.


6:00 - Kickoff reception with food and drink,

Grand Ballroom Saloon G

6:30 - Keynote address entitled "The Unlikely Reality of Reality Television" by Mark Hall-Patton



Saturday, February 27, 2016


7:30 -Continental Breakfast conference floor.

8:00 - Presentations


12:30 - Lunch in the Grand Ballroom G.

Presentation by Jon Solomon, multi-award winning professor of Classics and Media and Film Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Presents "Hercules Uncopyrighted: The Legacy of the Great Goddess in Film and Television"


2:00 Sessions resume.


Sunday, February 28, 2016

8:30 Continental Breakfast conference

9:00 Presentations resume.






Submission Guidelines


•We prefer articles no longer than twenty-five (25) pages including notes and citations. Although we make rare exceptions, we favor shorter articles.


•Documentation may be in the form appropriate to the discipline of the author. Otherwise, MLA format is preferred. Quotes and paraphrased passages must be followed by their citations within the text. In accordance with copyright laws, we request that quotations not exceed one-hundred (100) words in length.


•The author is responsible for obtaining permissions for illustrations, song lyrics, advertisements, etc., which are to be published with the article


•We have moved almost completely to electronic transmission. Please send your article blind as an attachment to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu along with a separate attachment including your name, the article title etc.


 •If your article is accepted we will, request that you send a 50 word bio along with the final draft to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu


 •Authors must be members at time of publication. (Persons who have registered for our conference are automatically members for the year of attendance. Those who have been members for at least two years are exempt.)