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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

April 15-18, 2020

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown - Philadelphia, PA

 

Presentations on all areas of sports scholarship - history, media, technology, economics, philosophy, politics, sociology, literature, cultural studies - are welcomed.

Topics related to sporting events, venues, and teams, past and present, in Philadelphia and the surrounding region are especially encouraged.  Proposals about sports and electoral politics, American sports history, sports and political expression, and sports and gender, are also invited.

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 24, 2019. 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 should be sent electronically through the PCA Database (http://conference.pcaaca.org).

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

 

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.

2020 Conference Dates and Deadlines

 

August 1, 2019                Submission Page Goes Live
October 7, 2019               Early Bird Registration Rate Opens
November 24, 2019        Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment  Grants
December 13, 2019           Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
January 1, 2020               Regular Registration Rate Ends
January 2, 2020               Late Registration Rate Begins
January 5, 2020               Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
January 20, 2020             Preliminary Schedule Available

February 1, 2020             Presenter Late Registration Deadline at 11:59pm – participants who have not registered are removed from the program.

February 2, 2020              Non-presenters and retiree non-presenters registration continues
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

yuya-kiuchi-7827

jon-bruning-8205