PCA/ACA

Celebrity & Popular Culture

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Call for papers: 

CELEBRITY CULTURE

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION &AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2019 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Call For Proposals:  Sessions, Panels, Papers

Wardman Park  Marriot 

Washington D.C.

Wednesday, April 17, to Saturday, April 20, 2019

 

DEADLINE:  OCTOBER 1, 2018

 

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

mbrody@umd.edu

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.

 All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the conference

Here is the schedule of deadlines and pertinent dates:

 

1 July                        Database Opens for Submissions

1 October                 Registration Opens

1 October                 Deadline for Paper Proposals

15 November           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends

1 December             Preliminary Program Available

15 December           Participants Not Registered Removed from                                   Program

3 January 2019        Final Program to the Publisher

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