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Call for papers: 

CFP: Psychology and Popular Culture


National Conference Philadelphia, PA 15-18 April 2020

For information on PCA/ACA and the conference, please go to http://pcaaca.org


The Psychology and Popular Culture area invites all interested persons to present among a broad array of topics inclusive of psychology and popular culture. Previous presentations have included literature, film, gender theory, music, politics, religion, psychological theory, psychiatry, mindfulness, cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, critical theory, research and more. In short, the division concerns itself with the ways in which popular culture both reflects and shapes the nature of our psychology.


Please consider submitting a 150-300 word abstract by October 1 st , 2019 through the online database: https://conference.pcaaca.org.

Area Chair: Dr. Eric Greene


610 639 3979

Los Angeles, CA


 For any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me through my contact information below.

Additional and related panels to consider:

Health and Disease in Popular Culture (Carol-ann Farkas, carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu )

Disabilities Studies (Claude Desmarais, Area Chair, claude.desmarais@ubc.ca)





2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines


August 1, 2019                Submission Page Goes Live
October 7, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 24, 2019        Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 13, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 5, 2020               Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2020             Presenter Late Registration Deadline at 11:59pm – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Non-presenters and retiree non-presenters registration continues
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

Eric Greene