PCA/ACA

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Call for papers: 

The SPORTS AREA of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association invites proposals for individual or panel presentations at the annual meeting of

 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

June 2-5, 2021​

Boston, MA


Presentations related to sporting events, venues, and teams, past and present, in Boston or the New England region are especially encouraged. But topics on all areas of sports (history, identities, politics, literature, film, ethics, media, technology, sociology, current issues, etc.) are welcomed.

Presentations should be completed within twenty minutes and should stimulate audience questions and discussion. Presentations utilizing various media are especially welcomed. Panel proposals of 4 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4-6 participants each are also encouraged.

The deadline for a 250-word abstract is November 16, 2020. Inquiries about possible papers or proposals for sessions can be directed to either of the area co-chairs listed below. Presentation at the conference requires current membership in the PCA or the ACA.

All proposals and paper submissions must be sent electronically through the PCA Database (http://conference.pcaaca.org). Individuals must be current, paid members to submit to the conference.

If your paper is accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter, including information related to membership, registration, and hotel accommodations.

Address inquiries to either of the area co-chairs:

 

Dr. Yuya Kiuchi: kiuchiyu@hdfs.msu.edu

 

Dr. Jon Bruning: jbruning@carthage.edu

 

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

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 Grants
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.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area chairs

Yuya Kiuchi

Jon Bruning