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
15-Mar-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
31-Mar-21 Presenter Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Apr-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through the Conference

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.  

Refund requests must be submitted in writing. Full or partial refunds will be processed according to the following schedule:
Requested by Feb 1: 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

Merry G Perry