Deadline for Submission: October 1, 2017.
CALL FOR PAPERS: PCA/ACA 2018 National Conference in Indianapolis, IN, March 28 – March 31, 2018
The Appalachian Studies Area of the PCA/ACA National Conference seeks to further understanding of this region of the United States and its role in the geographic imagination. Presentations should be developed for a 15-minute reading.
Possible subject areas include but are not limited to the following:
- Regional Rhetorics
- Tourism, Culture, and Environment
- Literature and Popular Fiction
- Art, Photography, and Music
- History and Economy
- Film, Television, and other Media
- Politics of Culture
- Class, Gender, Race, Ethnicity
Paper proposals should include a paper title, abstract (250 words maximum), one-page CV, and notification of any audio-visual needs. Please note that overly general proposals are difficult to review; accordingly, your abstract should outline your research questions, thesis and main points, methodology, and projected conclusions.
Instructions for and frequently asked questions about the submission database are available at http://pcaaca.org/national-conference-2/instructions-for-the-submission-database/.
Grants: PCA/ACA offers travel grants to the conference as well as research and collections grants. Please see http://pcaaca.org/grants/.
Information about membership, registration, and hotel reservations can be found at http://www.pcaaca.org/ under the menu title National Conference.
Inquiries may be directed to area chair:
Dr. Jessie Blackburn
Associate Professor of English
Appalachian State University