FAR WEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2019

Las Vegas NV - February 22-24

Topics

TOPIC — Art and/or Sausage: How TV Gets MadeTOPIC — Art and/or Sausage: How TV Gets Made

Art and/or Sausage: How TV Gets MadeSean Clark is a screenwriter and award-winning playwright. He has more than thirty produced scripts to his credit as a writer and over a hundred more as a producer. His writing credits include Coach, Evening Shade, Northern Exposure, Early Edition, Sliders, Sirens and several others including five series pilots. His play Eleven-Zulu won the Lorraine Hansberry Award for the Best New Play dealing with the Black experience in America. He wrote one of the very first episodes of Northern Exposure which has been honored by the Writers Guild of America as one of the 100 Best Written Television Shows of all time. He is a member of the Writers Guild and the Dramatists Guild of America.

Sean Clark

screenwriter and award-winning playwrightscreenwriter and award-winning playwright

Call for Papers

We cordially invite you to the 31st Annual Conference of FWPCA/ACA. We accept papers on all areas of Popular Culture worldwide as well as creative readings in all genres. Please send proposals for individual submissions or panels to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu by December 15,
2018. Early submission is encouraged.We cordially invite you to the 31 st Annual Conference of FWPCA/ACA. We accept papers on all areas of Popular Culture worldwide as well as creative readings in all genres. Please send proposals for individual submissions or panels to felicia.campbell@unlv.edu by December 15,
2018. Early submission is encouraged.

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Featured Speakers 

H. Peter Steeves

DePaul University

Professor of Philosophy
Director of the DePaul Humanities Center

Sean Clark

Screenwriter and award-winning playwright

Honored by the Writers Guild of America as one of the 100 Best Written Television Shows of all time

Danielle Meijer

DePaul University

Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy
Artistic Director / Aleph World Fusion Dance

Sarah M. Moser

Aerialist, dancer, stuntwoman,

former cast member of Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana”

Hotel Registration

The conference activities will take place at:
The Palace Station Hotel & Casino
2411 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

Please make room reservations directly with the hotel at 1-800-634-3101 and use the code PCIFW19.

The hotel has been recently remodeled, with modern, updated guest rooms. Palace Station offers a pool, complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport, a fitness center, several restaurants and gaming on site. Accommodations for attendees are available at a reduced rate. For more information, please visit this link for reduced rates for attendees.