Border Studies, Cultural Economy & Migration

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Call for papers: 

The annual meeting of the PCA will be held April 15th to the 18th in Philadelphia, PA.

To present a paper at one of the sessions pertaining to Caribbean and Latin American Literature and Culture at the 2020 conference, you may send an abstract of 100 to 150 words to the appropriate area chair by November 24, 2019. Papers may be presented in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish. Proposals for organized sessions are also welcomed. Abstracts and session proposals can be submitted for the subject areas below. To submit single papers, please go to http://conference.pcaaca.org/

Brazilian Popular Culture


Mónica Ayala-Martínez & Manuel Martínez
Department of Modern Languages
Denison University
Granville, Ohio 43023
Tel: (740) 587-6228
E-mail: ayala@denison.edu


Latin American Literature and Culture

Patricia Montilla
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5091
Tel: (269) 387-3040
E-mail: patricia.montilla@wmich.edu


Border Studies, Cultural Economy and Migration


Araceli Masterson-Algar
Associate Professor of Spanish
University of Kansas
E-mail: aracelimasterson@ku.edu.





Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes

Raúl Rosales Herrera
Department of Spanish
Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940
Tel: (973) 408-3751
E-mail: rrosales@drew.edu


Latin American Film and Media


Melissa Fitch
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-5272/(520-621-3123
E-mail: mfitch@email.arizona.edu




2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines


August 1, 2020————— Submission Page Goes Live

October 5, 2020————–Early Bird Registration Rate Begins

November 1, 2020———–Deadline for Paper Proposals and Grant Applications

December 6, 2020———–Early Bird Registration Ends

December 7, 2020 ———-Regular Registration Begins

January 1, 2021————–Regular Registration Ends

January 2, 2021————–Late Registration Begins

January 20, 2021———– Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2021————Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program

February 2, 2021———–Non-Presenters Registration Continues

March 31-April 3, 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. 1: 100% refund
Requested by Jan. 15: 75% refund
Requested by Jan. 25: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 1: 25% refund
After Feb. 1: 0% refund

Membership fees are not refundable.