PCA/ACA

Radio and Audio Media

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Call for papers: 

RADIO AND AUDIO MEDIA AREA

 

POPULAR CULTURE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

April 15-18, 2020, PHILADELPHIA, PA


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  NOVEMBER 1, 2019

 

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.), new audio media (podcasting, 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 discussions. 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. 

The firm deadline for submissions is November 1, 2019. Inquiries to the area chair about possible papers or proposals for sessions are welcome.

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 either PCA or the ACA. 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, (334) 244-3950, mkillmei@aum.edu

 

 

 

 

2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines

 

August 1, 2019                 Submission Page Goes Live
October 7, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 1, 2019           Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 1, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 15, 2020             Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available
February 1, 2020             Presenter Registration Deadline – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Registration ends for presenters at midnight.
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

matthew-killmeier-7323