PCA/ACA

The Grateful Dead - Special Topic 2021

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Call for papers: 

Grateful Dead Division

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2021 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

June 2-5, 2021

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

 

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

13-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
28-Feb-28 Deadline for Proposals
15-Mar-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
31-Mar-21 Presenter Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Apr-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

June 2-5, 2021 

Virtual Conference

 

All presenters must be current, paid members of the PCA and registered for the conference. Non-presenters who attend the full conference must also pay membership fees.  

The last day for all refunds is February 15, 2021. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area chairs

Nicholas Meriwether

David S. Silverman