PCA/ACA

Radio and Audio Media

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Call for papers: 

RADIO AND AUDIO MEDIA AREA

 

POPULAR CULTURE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

June 2-5, 2021, BOSTON


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  NOVEMBER 16, 2020

 

The area invites 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.); 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. U.S., international, or comparative works are welcome. 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. Media presentations are especially welcomed.

 

Submit your paper or presentation proposal to https://conference.pcaaca.org/

The proposal will include an abstract of 200 words and paper or presentation title, institutional affiliation, and email address. In order to submit a paper or presentation proposal, your PCA membership must be valid for 2020-2021.

 

The firm deadline for submissions is November 16, 2020. 

 

There will be a strict limitation of one presentation per person for this conference. All presenters must register for the convention and be a member of the PCA.  Pre-registration for the meeting is required in order for participants to have their names listed in the conference program.

 

If your paper is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter, registration information, the information you will need to join the PCA/ACA, and the conference hotel information. For more information on the PCA/ACA, please visit http://pcaaca.org/

 

Address inquiries 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)

 

 

 

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

13-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
22-Oct-20 Early Bird Registration Begins
17-Dec-20 Deadline for Endowment Grant Applications      
06-Jan-21 Deadline for Proposals
01-Feb-21 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Mar-21 Regular Registration Ends
02-Mar-21 Late Registration Begins
15-Mar-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
31-Mar-21 Presenter Late 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 

National Conference in Boston

 

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 February 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.