Abstracts and panel proposals are now being accepted by the Popular History in American Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association for possible inclusion at the 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in Washington, D.C.
Deadline for proposal submissions is December 7, 2012.
We are looking for abstracts, single paper proposals and panel proposals on any aspect of popular history in AmeriWe are looking for abstracts, single paper proposals and panel proposals on any aspect of popular history in American culture, including, but not limited to, historically based leisure activities such as genealogy, quilt and antique collecting and scrapbooking, local history collections and activities, visitorship to historical museums/sites, heritage tourism, and popular portrayals of historical events, people and/or eras in movies, television and popular fiction. Presentations exploring nostalgia and heritage in popular culture are also encouraged.
Potential participants do not need to be members to submit proposals; however, membership in PCA/ACA and registration for the conference are required in order to present.
Please submit (100-250 words) paper proposals, panel proposals (4/5 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4-6 participants) or abstracts (including title) to the PCA Database. Please remember to provide your contact information (name, affiliation, preferred mailing address, phone numbers, and email address) as well.
Paper acceptance obligates participants to present the paper at the conference. Multiple submissions to different areas are not allowed. Please note that you must be present at the conference to read your own paper.
Area Chair: Jennifer Stevens
Contact Info: Dept. of History and American Studies
Roger Williams University
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809