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Call for papers: 

2021 Popular Culture Association Annual (PCA) Conference June 2-5, 2021​

Biographies Area

 

Submission Deadline: 11/16/20

 

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference will be held June 2-5, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines will meet to share their Popular Culture research and interests.  

 

The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:

– Biography and entertainment, art, music, theater
– Biography and film
– Biography and criminal justice
– Television programs about biography
– Biography and urban legends
– Biography and folklore
– Biography and literature
– Scholarly Biography
– Controversial Biography
– Psychoanalysis and Biography
– Historical Biography
– Political Biography
– Autobiography

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.  Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. 

 

To submit an abstract, please visit: https://pcaaca.org/

 

Submissions will only be accepted through the PCA website. Individuals must be current, paid members to submit to the conference.

 

Please direct any queries to the Biographies Area Chair:

Susie Sklar
Associate Professor/Urban Affairs Librarian
UNLV Libraries
Las Vegas, NV 89154
702-895-2141
susie.skarl@unlv.edu OR susieskarl@gmail.com

 

 

 

2022 Conference Dates and Deadlines

01Aug-21 2022 Conference Information Available on website
01-Sept-21 Submissions Open 
01-Oct-21 Early Bird Registration Begins
15-Nov-21 Deadline for Paper Proposals and Grant Applications
16-Dec-21 Early Bird Registration Ends; Regular Registration Begins
01-Jan-22 Regular Registration Ends
02-Jan-22 Preliminary Schedule Available
01-Feb-22 Registration for Presenters End; Those not registered by the Date Will be Dropped From the Program
01-Apr-22 Online Non-presenter Registration Ends
April 13-16, 2022

PCA Conference in Seattle, WA

 

All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and registered for the conference. Non-presenters who attend the full conference must also pay membership fees.

To attend the National Conference, members must pay the membership fee and the registration fee.   

The last day for all refunds is February 15, 2022. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

Please check back soon for 2022 conference updates.

 

 

 

 

Area chairs

Susie Skarl