PCA/ACA

Journalism & Media Culture

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Call for papers: 

Call For Proposals: Papers, Panels, Sessions

 

POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2018 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/

 

DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 24, 2019

Topics for presentations in this area are diverse, including journalism and media-related issues and subjects that can be local, regional, national, and/or international and can deal with historical or contemporary times.

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers that do not exceed 15 minutes each. We can also accept proposals for special panels and for sessions organized around a journalism/media-related theme. 

 

 

Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact the Area Chair:

Dr. James A. Von Schilling

Northampton Community College

Bethlehem PA 18020

(610) 861-4178

jvonschilling@northampton.edu

 

To submit your proposal, go to http://conference.pcaaca.org and follow the instructions for creating an account and for submitting.  ALL submissions must be made through the conference submission site.  For papers, please submit a title and 100-word abstract.  For themed paper sessions, each presenter must enter her/his own presentation and the chair should contact the Area Chair to assemble them into a panel.

2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines

 

August 1, 2019                Submission Page Goes Live
October 7, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 24, 2019        Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 10, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 5, 2020               Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2020             Presenter Late Registration Deadline at 11:59pm – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Non-presenters and retiree non-presenters registration continues
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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