PCA/ACA

Men and Men’s Studies

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Men/Men’s Studies Area

Popular Culture Association (PCA) National Conference

June 2-5, 2021

Boston, MA

CFP for the Men/Men’s Studies Area

 

 

Proposals on any aspect of masculinities, men, and/or men’s studies are welcome. Here are some suggested topics:

  • Men or masculinities in popular culture, especially TV, film, video games, social media, or the Internet
  • Men’s studies and feminisms/women’s studies
  • The study of masculinities in literary and/or cultural studies
  • Male sexualities
  • Female masculinities
  • LGBTQIA masculinities
  • Media representations of men and their relationships
  • Masculinities and health, fitness, exercise, bodybuilding
  • Masculinities and politics
  • Masculinities and Donald Trump and/or Joe Biden
  • Masculinities in the time of Coronavirus
  • Masculinities and masks (either real or constructed)
  • Changing ideas about “manhood”
  • Non-gender-binary people and masculinity/femininity
  • Contextual analyses of male/masculine experiences
  • Cross-cultural comparisons of traditional male gender roles and patterns of male/female or male/male friendship
  • Explorations of the “conscious or unconscious forces that shape men’s lives” and analyses of their applications to bio-medical, sociocultural, and/or psycho-therapeutic intervention programs

 

Presentations with a visual element (handout, video clips, PowerPoint, etc.) are encouraged!

 

Submission requirements: You must be a current, paid member to submit to the conference. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract  to https://pcaaca.org/. Submissions will only be accepted through the PCA website.

 

Area Chair Contact Info: If you have questions about topics or want to propose a complete panel, please send me an email:

Dr. Merry G. Perry

Area Chair, Men/Men’s Studies

West Chester University

West Chester, PA 19382

mperry@wcupa.edu

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

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

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

Merry G Perry