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Call For Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wednesday, April 15, to Saturday, April 18, 2020

DEADLINE:  November 24, 2019


We are interested in proposals related to Celebrity Culture including its influence on society as well as the area of Fame. Proposals concerning Celebrities in Sports, Crime and Entertainment are welcome. Fictional and even Child Cartoon Characters can be included .This year we are especially interested in the influence of Celebrity on politics. The use of  I-Phones and Selfies for real people and their “15 minutes” is also most relevant. Sessions contain 4 papers and are scheduled for 1 1/2 hour slots. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes.

Any Questions Contact:

Michael Brody M.D.

240-601 -4599


To submit a presentation, go to  http://conference.pcaaca.org and follow instructions for creating an account and making your submission. ALL submissions must be made through the conference site. Individual papers need a title and a 100 word abstract.


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.