PCA/ACA

Radio and Audio Media

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We invite papers and presentations on all aspects of radio and audio media, including but not limited to: radio and audio media history; radio and audio media programs and content (music, drama, talk, news, public affairs, features, interviews, sports, college, religious, ethnic, community, low-power, pirate, etc.); podcasting (news, public affairs, commentary, drama, branded content); new audio media (internet radio, streaming audio, etc.); audio social media (Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces, Reddit Talk, etc.); radio literature studies; media representations of radio and audio media; rhetorical research; legal and regulatory policy; economics of radio and audio media; and radio and audio media technology. We welcome U.S., international, or comparative works and media presentations. Papers or presentations should be planned for no more than fifteen minutes. We encourage you to emphasize audience involvement and elicit stimulating questions and discussion.

 

Recent papers have focused on the notion of liveness in podcasting, golden age science fiction radio dramas, political uses of radio in 1920s America, and representations of the radio profession in a classic Hollywood picture.

 

Paper or presentation proposals must include an abstract of 200 words and paper or presentation title, and author’s institutional affiliation and email address. In order to submit a paper or presentation proposal, your PCA membership must be valid for 2021-2022.

 

Address paper or presentation proposals or inquiries via email to:  Matthew Killmeier, PCA/ACA Radio and Audio Media Area Chair, Dept. of Communication and Theatre, Auburn University at Montgomery, mkillmei@aum.edu 334-244-3950 (work) 207-317-7693 (mobile)

 

 

 

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
31 Jan-22 Early Bird Registration Ends
01Feb-22 Regular Registration Begins
20 Feb-22 Regular Registration Ends
21 Feb-22 Late Registration Begins
01 Mar-22 Late 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.

 

VIRTUAL PCA National Conference Dates

April 13-16, 2022

 

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Area chairs

Matthew Killmeier