PCA/ACA

Regional Cultures and Literatures

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Call for papers: 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2021 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org

 

DEADLINE:  November 16, 2020

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

2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

12-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
15-Oct-22 Early Bird Registration Begins
16-Nov-20 Deadline for Proposals and Endowment Grant Applications
31-Dec-20 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Jan-21 Regular Registration Begins
31-Jan-21 Regular Registration Ends
01-Feb-21 Late Registration Begins
01-Feb-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
28-Feb-21 Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Mar-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 Jan. 31: 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.