PCA/ACA

2023 National Conference

Always the best in American and Popular Culture Studies! 

Regardless of where you are in your academic journey, the 2023 PCA Conference is the right place for you. Take advantage of our many opportunities to present your paper. Network with colleagues to promote your career. Find your publishing opportunities and hear from top keynotes.

 

Visit the Alamo, a vineyard, or a haunted house. Sunny San Antonio has something for everyone!

 

PCA has received a warm welcome from San Antonio’s Mayor Ron Nirenberg!

Read Welcome Letter 

 

 

Conference Registration is Open!

The Popular Culture Association returns to San Antonio, Texas from April 5-8, 2023, for our first in-person conference since 2019!

Active membership is required to submit conference proposals, apply for grants, or register for the conference. 

 

Register Today   

 

PURCHASE MEMBERSHIP

 

 

Experts on Horror Noire, The Beatles, and The Alamo…keynote speaker announcement! 

 

 

 

 

PCA is excited to announce that Dr. Robin Means Coleman has accepted the invitation to speak at the upcoming PCA Conference as the 2023 Eminent Scholar Award Recipient.  

 

Learn more about Dr. Coleman 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD PREMIERE AT PCA:

FOR THE FIRST TIME ANYWHERE…

THE MAL EVANS’ BEATLES ARCHIVE

AND THE TRUTH ABOUT HIS UNTIMELY DEATH.

 

Learn more about Dr. Womack 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Douglas Brode has always been a trail blazer. His knowledge of film is staggering…his study of American culture, inspiring…his critique of The Alamo legend, long over due. Join us as we celebrate the 2023 President’s Award recipient and speaker. 

 

Learn more about Dr. Brode

 

 

 

 

 

Submit Proposal for the 2023 PCA Conference 

Submissions for paper proposals are now open. The submission deadline is December 20, 2022. Please be sure you read and understand all instructions, policies, and procedures before you submit your proposal. 

 

SUBMIT

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Popular Culture Association returns to San Antonio, Texas from April 5-8, 2023, for our first in-person conference since 2019!

Active membership is required to submit conference proposals, apply for grants, or register for the conference. 

 

REGISTER TODAY   

 

PURCHASE MEMBERSHIP

 

2023 Conference Dates and Deadlines

15 Aug-22                                            2022 Conference Information Available on Website
15 Sept-22 Submissions Open 
07 Oct-22 Early Bird Registration Begins
20 Dec-22 Deadline for Paper Proposals
02 Jan-23 Early Bird Registration Ends
03 Jan-23 Regular Registration Begins
13 Jan-23 Preliminary Schedule Available
01 Feb-23 Regular Registration Ends for Presenters; Those Presenters Not Registered by the Date Will be Dropped From the Program; Late Registration Continues for Nonpresenters
17 Mar-23 Late Registration Ends for Nonpresenters
 5-8 April-23

conference in San ANTONIO, TX

 

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. Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.