PCA/ACA

Body and Culture

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Accepts undergraduate submissions

The Body and Culture area welcomes papers, presentations, and panels involving scholarly inquiry that address the intersection of the body and culture. The Body and Culture Area encourages interdisciplinary dialogue over the body as text, both literal and discursive, and how the body’s production of meaning is socially, culturally, historically, psychologically, economically, and/or politically located. Papers may address the meanings culture writes onto bodies, the origins of those meanings, and the impact those meanings have on bodies so inscribed.

We welcome topics of any nature dealing with the body: gendered, agendered, and hyper-gendered bodies, absent and present bodies, bodies that conform, bodies that resist, bodies in media, bodies as media, bodies as activism, bodies in conflict, bodies as resistance, live bodies, dead bodies, mediatized bodies, bodies on stage, bodies on screen, fit bodies, unfit bodies, well bodies, unwell bodies and bodies in movement and bodies in stillness.

Papers should address popular culture explicitly, and methodologies from across disciplines, cultural contexts, and historical periods are welcome. Papers from scholars and practitioners are welcome, and full panels are especially encouraged to apply.

Please submit a 250-word abstract along with a 75 to100 word biographical statement.

I look forward to hearing from you and I hope to see you in Seattle!

 

Tony Kemerly, PhD

skemerly@highpoint.edu

 

 

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.

 

PCA National Conference Dates

April 13-16, 2022

 

Conference location

Sheraton Seattle Hotel

1400 Sixth Avenue

Seattle, WA 98101

Please do not make hotel reservations until we establish the individualized link for our room block. 

 

Submission Information

The submission deadline is November 15, 2021.

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Areas That Accept Undergraduate Submissions

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Conference Code of Conduct

 

 

Area chairs

Tony Kemerly