Cemeteries & Gravemarkers

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Call for papers: 

Copps Hill Burying Ground

Boston, MA

[Unused postcard, Circa. 1912]


The Cemeteries and Gravemarkers Permanent Area of the American Culture Association is seeking proposals for its paper sessions scheduled for the PCA/ACA’s 2021 Annual Meeting to be held June 2-5, 2021. Topics are solicited from any appropriate disciplinary perspective. Those interested are encouraged to send a 75-125-word abstract with title suitable for printingALL proposal submissions MUST be entered through the online database at conference.pcaaca.org. The conference venue will be held virtually. Should your proposal be accepted, registration and membership fees must be paid in order to participate in the conference.


Area Chair:

J. Joseph Edgette, Ph.D

 (Widener University)

509 S. Academy Avenue

Glenolden, PA 19036



2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

13-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
28-Feb-28 Deadline for Proposals
15-Mar-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
31-Mar-21 Presenter Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Apr-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

June 2-5, 2021 

Virtual Conference


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.  

Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Feb 1: 100% refund
Requested by Feb 7: 75% refund
Requested by Feb 14: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 21: 25% refund
After Feb. 28: 0% refund

Membership fees are non-refundable.












Area chairs

J. Joseph Edgette