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Call for Papers: 2017 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: San Diego, California (April 12-15, 2017)

Submission Deadline: 10/1/16

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference will be held April 12-15, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego, California. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines will meet to share their Popular Culture research and interests.

The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:
– Biography and entertainment, art, music, theater
– Biography and film
– Biography and criminal justice
– Television programs about biography
– Biography and urban legends
– Biography and folklore
– Biography and literature
– Scholarly Biography
– Controversial Biography
– Psychoanalysis and Biography
– Historical Biography
– Political Biography
– Autobiography

Prospective presenters should enter their proposals in the PCA/ACA 2017 Event Management database at
The deadline is October 1, 2016.
Thank you for your interest!

Please direct any queries to the Biographies Area chair:
Susie Skarl
Associate Professor/Urban Affairs Librarian
UNLV Libraries
Las Vegas, NV 89154