Call for Papers: 2019 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: Washington, DC (April 17-20, 2019)-Deadline Extension: 11/1/18
The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference will be held on Wednesday April 17 through Saturday April 20, 2019 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, DC. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines will meet to share their Popular Culture research and interests.
The Biographies Area is soliciting papers that examine the connections between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel presentations regarding any aspect of popular culture and biography are encouraged. Potential topics might include:
– Biography and entertainment, art, music, theater
– Biography and film
– Biography and criminal justice
– Television programs about biography
– Biography and urban legends
– Biography and folklore
– Biography and literature
– Scholarly Biography
– Controversial Biography
– Psychoanalysis and Biography
– Historical Biography
– Political Biography
Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. The deadline has been extended to November 1, 2018.
Proposals may be submitted on the conference website.
Please direct any queries to the Biographies Area chair:
Associate Professor/Urban Affairs Librarian
Las Vegas, NV 89154