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

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Call for papers: 

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



June 2-5, 2021


Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Hunting Ave.
Boston, MA 02116


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


2021 Conference Dates and Deadlines

13-Aug-20 Submission Page Goes Live
22-Oct-20 Early Bird Registration Begins
17-Dec-20 Deadline for Endowment Grant Applications      
06-Jan-21 Deadline for Proposals
01-Feb-21 Early Bird Registration Ends
01-Mar-21 Regular Registration Ends
02-Mar-21 Late Registration Begins
15-Mar-21  Preliminary Schedule Available
31-Mar-21 Presenter Late Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
01-Apr-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 February 1: 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.