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Call for papers: 


The Film Area calls for papers in all aspects of film studies.  This includes papers on individual and  various directors, actors and actresses, films, themes, and genres, the history of film, and technical  aspects of film. Genres can include such types of films as science fiction, fantasy, horror, comedy,  drama, historical drama, action, animation, musicals, and so on.  Themes can cover a broad range of  topics, such as race, sexualities, politics, sociololgy, religion, and the like.  


Please send all inquires to:

Donald E. Palumbo
English Dept.
East Carolina Univ.
Greenville, NC 27858

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

Donald E. Palumbo