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Libraries, Archives & Museums

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Call for papers: 

LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES, AND MUSEUMS AREA

 

The Popular Culture Association annual conference will be held June 2-5, 2021 at the Marriott in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

The Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture area is soliciting papers dealing with any aspect of Popular Culture as it pertains to libraries, archives, museums, or research. Possible topics include:

  • Descriptions of research collections or exhibits
  • Studies of popular images of libraries, librarians,  archives, or museums
  • Analyses of social networking or web resources
  • Popular Culture in library education/information literacy
  • The future of libraries and librarians
  • Developments in technical services for collecting/ preserving Popular Culture materials

 

Papers from graduate students are welcome.

 

The deadline for submitting a proposal is November 16, 2020.

 

Please direct any questions to either co-chair for Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture:

 

Allen Ellis

Professor of Library Services

W. Frank Steely Library

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY  41099-6101

859-572-5527

ellisa@nku.edu

 

Casey Hoeve

Associate Professor, Head of Content & Collections

Love Library

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lincoln, NE 68588-4100

402-472-2526

achoeve@unl.edu

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 Grant Applications
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

Allen Ellis

Casey Hoeve