PCA/ACA

Sea Literature, History, and Culture

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Call for papers: 

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

Popular Culture Association 2021 National Conference

 

June 2-5, 2021

Boston, MA

http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/

 

 

Come join a vivid and diverse community of scholars and professionals to discuss about the sea and the numerous challenges related to water with a popular culture perspective!

 

We are considering proposals for individual papers, thematic sessions/special panels, or roundtables. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per session. Scholars, graduate students, and working professionals are all encouraged to submit. Proposals may be related to fresh-water or sea-water topics, such as (but not restricted to):

 

  • Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies
  • Ecology, conservation & climate changes
  • History, politics, war & peace
  • Culture & anthropology
  • Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes
  • Ships, boats, & other water craft
  • Aquatic life
  • Recreation, travel, tourism & festival

 

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) to http://conference.pcaaca.org by November 16st, 2020. All presenters must be paid, current members of the PCA and must register for the conference.

 

 

Please send all inquiries to the Sea Area Chair:

 

Matthieu J. Guitton, PhD

Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada

matthieu.guitton@fmed.ulaval.ca

 

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2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

12-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
12-Oct-20 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.