PCA/ACA

The Grateful Dead - Special Topic 2021

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Call for papers: 

Grateful Dead Division

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2021 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Boston Marriot Copley Place

June 2-5, 2021

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

 

DEADLINE:  November 16, 2020

The Grateful Dead area invites scholars from all disciplines to join us for our first meeting in Boston 2021!

Academics, professionals, and graduate students are all encouraged to submit proposals for papers, sessions, discussion panels, and special sessions on any aspect of the Grateful Dead and their associated contexts.

The area welcomes presentations on the Grateful Dead’s music, lyrics, performance, audience, critical reception, and history, as well as their associated contexts, including psychedelic art, the counterculture, and fan studies. Proposals that address critical and theoretical perspectives are especially encouraged. Comparative analyses are welcome.

Sessions are 90 minutes. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. Panel proposals should include 4 papers; discussion panels should include 4 to 6 participants.

The area encourages audio/visual presentations. We also meet informally in the evening will end the week with an area dinner.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact telephone number) to http://conference.pcaaca.org.

 

Please include the following:

  • Panel Title
  • Name and contact information for the Panel Chair
  • Titles and abstracts of each paper
  • Contact information for each presenter

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

 

Please send all inquiries to:

Nicholas Meriwether

Center for Counterculture Studies

PO Box 306, Davenport, CA  95017

Email: nicholasmeriwether@gmail.com 

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

Nicholas Meriwether

David S. Silverman