PCA/ACA

Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Studies

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Call for papers: 

GAY, LESBIAN, AND QUEER STUDIES

THIS AREA ALSO ACCEPTS PROPOSALS FROM UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Call For Proposals: Papers, Panels, Special Sessions (roundtables, screenings, etc.)

 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2020 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia PA

April 15-18, 2020

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 24, 2019

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and individual papers.  Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.  Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes.  As always, proposals addressing any topic at the intersection of culture and queerness are welcome.

 

This year, we are especially eager to receive proposals concerning the future of LGBTQ rights, queer people and politics (particularly the 2020 U.S. elections), and queer representation in media and the press.

 

Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact:

 

Bruce E. Drushel, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair

Department of Media, Journalism & Film

Miami University

Oxford OH  45056

(513) 529-3526

drushebe@miamioh.edu

 

To submit your panel or presentation, go to http://conference.pcaaca.org and follow the instructions for creating an account and making your submission.  ALL submissions must be made through the conference submission site.  For individual papers, please submit a title and 100-word abstract.  For themed paper sessions, each presenter must enter her/his own presentation and the chair should contact Professor Drushel to assemble them into a panel.  You should also contact Professor Drushel for help in submitting roundtable discussions.

 

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

 

August 1, 2020————— Submission Page Goes Live

October 5, 2020————–Early Bird Registration Rate Begins

November 1, 2020———–Deadline for Paper Proposals and Grant Applications

December 6, 2020———–Early Bird Registration Ends

December 7, 2020 ———-Regular Registration Begins

January 1, 2021————–Regular Registration Ends

January 2, 2021————–Late Registration Begins

January 20, 2021———– Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2021————Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program

February 2, 2021———–Non-Presenters Registration Continues

March 31-April 3, 2021—-National Conference in Boston


All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and fully registered for the conference.


Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Jan. 1: 100% refund
Requested by Jan. 15: 75% refund
Requested by Jan. 25: 50% refund
Requested by Feb. 1: 25% refund
After Feb. 1: 0% refund

Membership fees are not refundable.

Area chairs

Bruce Drushel