CALL FOR PAPERS
The SPORTS AREA of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association invites proposals for individual or panel presentations at the annual meeting of
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Marriott Marina, San Diego
Wednesday, April 12, to Saturday, April 15, 2017
For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/
Especially encouraged are proposals related to Southern California’s marquis sports teams (e.g., Padres, Chargers, Clippers, Rams, Dodgers, Angels), sporting events (e.g., beach volleyball championships and the Long Beach Grand Prix), and sports venues (Petco Park, Dodger Stadium, Staples Center, The Pond, etc.). Proposals about other teams and conferences (e.g., the PAC-12, the Mountain West, the Golden State League, and the PCL) are also encouraged.
Proposals on topics on all areas of sports history, literature, ethics, sociology, and current issues are also welcomed.
Presentations should be completed within twenty minutes and should stimulate audience questions and discussion. Presentations utilizing various media are especially welcomed.
The deadline for a 250-word abstract is October 1, 2016. Inquiries about possible papers or proposals for sessions can be directed to either of the area co-chairs listed below. Presentation at the conference requires current membership in the PCA or the ACA.
All proposals and paper submissions should be sent electronically through the PCA Database (http://ncp.pcaaca.org).
If your paper is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter, including information related to membership, registration, and hotel accommodations. Address inquiries to either of the area co-chairs:
Prof. Joseph L. Price Dr. Yuya Kiuchi
Whittier College 434 Farm Lane
Department of Religious Studies 235 Bessey Hall
Whittier, CA 90608 East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (562) 907-4803 [email protected]
Fax: (562) 907-4910
Email: [email protected]
For additional information on the PCA/ACA Conference, please go to conference.pcaaca.org.