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




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
28-Feb-28 Deadline for Proposals
10-Apr-21 Presenter Registration Ends at 11:59 pm: Non-registrants Dropped from Program
15-Apr-21 Preliminary Schedule Available
01-May-21 Non-presenter Registration Continues Through May 31

June 2-5, 2021 

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.  

The last day for all refunds is February 15, 2021. No refund requests will be honored after this date. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.












Please check back soon for updates for 2022 conference updates.





Area chairs

Renate Prescott