PCA/ACA

Generational Studies

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Call for papers: 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2020 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Wednesday, April 15, to Saturday, April 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/

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2019

 

We welcome proposals for papers on any and every topic related to America’s generations including: Baby Boomers, Generation Jones, Generation X, Xennials, Millennials (Gen Y), and iGen (Gen Z).

 

We invite submissions from individuals and organized panels (3 or 4 persons), focusing on topics related to:

  • Generational cultural production/consumption: literature, film, music, etc.
  • Generational identities and realities (then and now).

We are especially interested in presentations that connect (or disconnect) multi- generational pop culture experiences.

FOR INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS:

  • 150-200 word abstract
  • Contact information (e-mail and telephone)

FOR PANEL SUBMISSIONS:

  • Brief description of panel’s focus
  • 150-200 word abstract of each panelist’s paper
  • Contact information (e-mail and telephone) for all panelists

 

For additional information, please contact:

Shay Rahm

University of Central Oklahoma

srahm@uco.edu

Dr. James A. Von Schilling

Northampton Community College

jvonschilling@northampton.edu

2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines

 

August 1, 2019                 Submission Page Goes Live
October 1, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 1, 2019           Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 1, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available
February 1, 2020             Presenter Registration Deadline – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Registration ends for presenters at midnight.
April 15-18, 2020              National Conference

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

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