Latin American Literature and Culture

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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 1, 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 1, 2019           Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 1, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available
February 1, 2020             Presenter Registration Deadline – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Registration ends for presenters at midnight.
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