PCA/ACA

Latin American Film and Media

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Call for papers: 

The annual meeting of the PCA will be held April 15th to the 18th in Philadelphia, PA.

To present a paper at one of the sessions pertaining to Caribbean and Latin American Literature and Culture at the 2020 conference, you may send an abstract of 100 to 150 words to the appropriate area chair by November 24, 2019. Papers may be presented in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish. Proposals for organized sessions are also welcomed. Abstracts and session proposals can be submitted for the subject areas below. To submit single papers, please go to http://conference.pcaaca.org/. This link will give you all the details.

Brazilian Popular Culture

 

Mónica Ayala-Martínez & Manuel Martínez
Department of Modern Languages
Denison University
Granville, Ohio 43023
Tel: (740) 587-6228
E-mail: ayala@denison.edu

 

Latin American Literature and Culture

Patricia Montilla
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5091
Tel: (269) 387-3040
E-mail: patricia.montilla@wmich.edu

 

Border Studies, Cultural Economy and Migration

 

Araceli Masterson-Algar
Associate Professor of Spanish
University of Kansas
E-mail: aracelimasterson@ku.edu.

 

 

 

Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes

Raúl Rosales Herrera
Department of Spanish
Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940
Tel: (973) 408-3751
E-mail: rrosales@drew.edu

 

Latin American Film and Media

 

Melissa Fitch
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-5272/(520-621-3123
E-mail: mfitch@email.arizona.edu

 

 

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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