PCA/ACA

Men and Men’s Studies

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Accepts undergraduate submissions

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

 

2022 Conference Dates and Deadlines

01Aug-21 2022 Conference Information Available on Website
01 Sept-21 Submissions Open 
21 Jan-22 Deadline for Paper Proposals
11 Feb-22 Early Bird Registration Ends
12 Feb-22 Regular Registration Begins
01 Mar-22 Regular Registration Ends for Presenters; Those Presenters Not Registered by the Date Will be Dropped From the Program; Late Registration Continues for Nonpresenters
01 Apr-22 Late Registration Ends for Nonpresenters
April 13-16, 2022

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.

To attend the National Conference, members must pay the membership fee and the registration fee.   

The last day for all refunds is February 20, 2022. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

Area chairs

Merry G Perry