POP-UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture
Hosted by Lone Star College - University Park
Theme: "What brings you joy in pop culture?"
The POP-UP Academic Conference is a two-day, multidisciplinary gathering of academics whose scholarly research interests include various aspects of global popular culture and the larger conversations surrounding these aspects. Interdisciplinary approaches are also welcome.The conference is sponsored by the
LSC-University Park English Department.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Hybrid and it will be available through zoom.
LSC - University Park - West Dining
20515 SH 249
Houston TX 77070
Our keynote speaker for this year is Dr. Regina Bradley, author of Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South. She is one of the foremost authorities on contemporary Black culture in the American South. Dr. Bradley's presentation is entitled The Audacity of Southern Black Folks' Joy and Where to Find It.