PCA/ACA

Generational Studies

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Call for papers: 

Generational Studies Area

Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

June 2-5, 2021

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02116, US

 

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

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 16, 2020

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.


How to Apply

Submissions will only be accepted through the PCA website – pcaaca.org

Individuals must be current, paid members to submit to the conference.

For Individual Sumissions

  • 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

 

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

12-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
12-Oct-20 Early Bird Registration Begins
16-Nov-20 Deadline for Proposals and Endowment Grants
31-Dec-20 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Jan-21 Regular Registration Begins
31-Jan-21 Regular Registration Ends
01-Feb-21 Late Registration Begins
01-Feb-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
28-Feb-21 Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Mar-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

June 2-5, 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. 31: 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

Shay Rahm

James Von Schilling