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 2019 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

2020 National Conference, Wednesday, April 15th to Saturday, April 18th 

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

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2019

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.

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 http://ncp.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 own presentation and the chair (who organized the theme/group) should contact Gaynell Sherrod to assemble them into a panel.  You should also contact Gaynell Sherrod for help in submitting roundtable discussions.

 

DEADLINES AND IMPORTANT DATES

October 1, 2019              Early Bird Registration Opens

November 1, 2019          Deadline for Paper Proposals

December 1, 2019          Early Bird Registration ENDS

January 1, 2020               Regular Registration ENDS

January 2, 2020               Late Registration BEGINS—be sure to reserve your spot in the program!

January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline

January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2020             Registration for Presenters ENDS—participants who have not registered dropped from the program at the end of the day

FEBRUARY 2, 2020          REGISTRATION SYSTEM CLOSES at Midnight

March 1, 2020                 Non-Presenters Late Registration OPENS

April 15-18, 2020            Philly!

 

 

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