War and Armed Conflict After 1945:  Literature, History, Culture, and the Arts

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We invite presentations about

  • War after 1945:
    • Korea
    • Vietnam,
    • Gulf War
    • Iraq, Afghanistan; and peacekeeping missions and involvement in Europe, Central America, Africa, and the Middle East.
  • Writers and artists:
    • original fiction
    • poetry
    • drama
    • art
    • music
    • film
  • All approaches will be honored:
    • Interdisciplinary
    • Multicultural
    • Film
    • Literature
    • History
    • Sociology
    • political science
    • linguistics
    • ethnicity
    • folklore
    • oral history


Send a 250-word abstract, including the title of the paper, through the PCA web site at ncp.pcaaca.org. You may also submit a proposal for a complete panel. For each presenter, include name, department and university affiliation (if appropriate), mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address.


Dr. Renate W. Prescott, Area Chair
Kent State University at Geauga
14111 Claridon-Troy Rd.
Burton, OH 44021

Cell: 330-931.0848



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

Renate Prescott