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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
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

Donald E. Palumbo