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




2022 Conference Dates and Deadlines

01Aug-21 2022 Conference Information Available on website
01-Sept-21 Submissions Open 
01-Oct-21 Early Bird Registration Begins
15-Nov-21 Deadline for Paper Proposals and Grant Applications
16-Dec-21 Early Bird Registration Ends; Regular Registration Begins
01-Jan-22 Regular Registration Ends
02-Jan-22 Preliminary Schedule Available
01-Feb-22 Registration for Presenters End; Those not registered by the Date Will be Dropped From the Program
01-Apr-22 Online Non-presenter Registration Ends
April 13-16, 2022

PCA Conference in Seattle, WA


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.

To attend the National Conference, members must pay the membership fee and the registration fee.   

The last day for all refunds is February 15, 2022. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Please check back soon for 2022 conference updates.





Area chairs

J. Joseph Edgette