African-American Culture

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Conference Submission page.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

CALL FOR PAPERS

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2016 NATIONAL CONFERENCE AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES (PERFORMANCE and CULTURE)

Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2017 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Marriot Marina, San Diego, California
Wednesday, April 12th to Saturday, April 15, 2017
For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http:/www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2016

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1-½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. We encourage the submission of topics on African American and African-derived performance and culture.

This year, we are especially eager to receive proposals concerning implications of the 2016 elections.

Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact:

Gaynell Sherrod, Ed.D., Associate Professor Chair
Department of Dance and Choreography
Virginia Commonwealth University
1315 Floyd Avenue
P.O. Box 843007
Richmond, Virginia 23284-3007
(804) 828-1711
egsherrod@vcu.edu

To submit your panel or presentation, go to http://nep.pcaaca.org and follow the instructions for creating an account and making your submission. All submissions must be made through the conference submission site. For individual papers, please submit a title and 100-word abstract. For themed paper sessions, presenters must enter her/his own presentation and the chair (who organized the theme/group) should contact Gaynell Sherrod to assemble them into a panel. You should also contact Gaynell Sherrod for help in submitting roundtable discussions.