PCA/ACA

Regional Cultures and Literatures

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Join academics and professionals in Boston 2021 to explore various US regional cultures and literatures (this area has been created to merge New England Studies, Appalachian Studies, and Midwestern Studies, but has been expanded to include any US geographical region).

Topics of interest include:

  • US Regional Rhetorics
  • Tourism, Culture, and Environment
  • Sports
  • Literature and Popular Fiction
  • Art, Photography, and Music
  • History and Economy
  • Film, Television, and other Media
  • Politics of Culture
  • Class, Gender, Race, Ethnicity

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers.  Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.  Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. Working professionals, scholars, educators, and graduate students are all encouraged to submit.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact telephone number) to http://pcaaca.org.

 

Panel proposals of 4 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4 participants each are also encouraged.

Please include the following:

  • Panel Title
  • Name and contact information for the Panel Chair
  • Titles and abstracts of each paper
  • Contact information for each presente

For inquiries, please contact:

Adam M. Crowley

Husson University

crowleya@husson.edu

 

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
11 Feb-22 Early Bird Registration Ends
12 Feb-22 Regular Registration Begins
01 Mar-22 Regular 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.

 

Area chairs

Adam M. Crowley