PCA/ACA

African-American Culture

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Call for papers: 

AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

 

Call for Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

 

Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association

2020 Joint National Conference

June 2-5, 2021​

Boston, Massachusetts

 

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http:/www.pcaaca.org

DEADLINE: November 16, 2020     

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels and/or individual papers.  Sessions are scheduled in 1-½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.  Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. 

We encourage the submission of topics on African American and African-derived performance and culture – especially those submissions examining current events that inform and shape our communities today.

Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact:

 

E. Gaynell Sherrod, Ed.D., Associate Professor

Department of Dance and Choreography

Virginia Commonwealth University

1315 Floyd Avenue

P.O. Box 843007

Richmond, Virginia 23284-3007

(804) 828-1711

egsherrod@vcu.edu

 

To submit your panel or presentation, go to pcaaca.org and follow the instructions for creating an account and making your submission. All submissions must be made through the conference submission site. For individual papers, please submit a title and 100-word abstract.  For themed paper sessions, presenters must enter her/his/their own presentation and the chair (who organized the theme/group) should contact Gaynell Sherrod to assemble them into a panel. 

 

 

 

 

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

12-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
12-Oct-20 Early Bird Registration Begins
16-Nov-20 Deadline for Proposals and Endowment Grant Applications
31-Dec-20 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Jan-21 Regular Registration Begins
31-Jan-21 Regular Registration Ends
01-Feb-21 Late Registration Begins
01-Feb-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
28-Feb-21 Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Mar-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

June 2-5, 2021 

National Conference in Boston

 

All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and fully registered for the conference.

Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Jan. 31: 100% refund
Requested by Feb 7: 75% refund
Requested by Feb 14: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 21: 25% refund
After Feb. 28: 0% refund

Membership fees are non-refundable.