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
10-Apr-21 Presenter Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
11-Apr-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference
15-Apr-21 Preliminary Schedule Available

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.  

The last day for all refunds is February 15, 2021. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.












Area chairs

J. Joseph Edgette