National Conference

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Please join us in Chicago, IL April 16-19, 2014 for the National Conference. We will be staying at the Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile. The PCA/ACA is highly regarded in academe with well over 5,000 academic oral presentations given internationally, two top-tier journals (The Journal of American Culture and Journal of Popular Culture), and over 3,000 members. This year’s Chicago conference should be exciting with papers on an enormous array of subjects. The deadline for online submission of papers was November 1, 2013.

If you submitted a paper, you can see your submission and other information on our conference planning site.

Barbara EdenDec 12: Barbara Eden at PCA/ACA 2014!

We’re pleased to announce the 2014 Ray and Pat Browne Lecturer will be pop culture icon Barbara Eden. Admission included with conference registration, or separate tickets available. Learn more!


chicagoKey Dates:

Nov 1, 2013 – Deadline for abstract proposals
Nov 15, 2013 — Deadline to apply for Travel Grants
Dec 15, 2013 – “Early Bird” registration deadline
Jan 1, 2014 — Deadline to apply for JPC and JAC Graduate Student paper award
Jan 15, 2014 – Last day to register for the conference and remain listed in the program
Feb 1, 2014 – Preliminary schedule published on-line

Key Links:

Instructions for proposing a presentation for the conference
Conference Proposal website direct link
Conference Registration direct link
Hotel and Lodging information

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