Sea Literature, History & Culture

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

sea lit !

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on


Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2017 National Conference

Marriott Marina, San Diego

Wednesday, April 12, to Saturday, April 15, 2017

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to

For conference information, please go to

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

Papers related to fresh-water or sea-water may include topics like

Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies

History, politics, war & peace

Culture, anthropology & ecology

Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes

Ships, boats, etc.

Aquatic life

Recreation, travel, tourism & festivals


DEADLINE: October 1, 2016

Submit your 100-250 word proposal or abstract online to  . (Although the site is pretty user friendly, find general instructions at )

Submit only one proposal to one area. You may not submit the same proposal to multiple areas.

Inquiries may be made to:
Stephen Curley, Area Chair
Sea Literature, History & Culture
Dept. of Liberal Studies
Texas A&M University-Galveston campus
Galveston, TX 77553-1675
(409) 740-4501