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

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.