Eastern European Studies Special Topics Area
Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2020 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Downtown Philadelphia Marriot
Wednesday, April 15, to Saturday, April 18, 2020
For information on PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org
For conference information, please go to http://www.pcaaca.org/national-conference/
DEADLINE: November 1, 2019
Join Eastern European academics and professionals in Philadelphia 2020!
We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers related to popular culture in Eastern Europe. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. Working professionals, scholars, educators, and graduate students are all encouraged to submit.
Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words (including presentation title) and complete contact information (name, institutional affiliation, mail and e-mail addresses, and contact telephone number) to http://conference.pcaaca.org.
(Although the site is pretty user friendly, find general instructions at
Travel and research grants are available: http://pcaaca.org/grants/
Panel proposals of 4 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4-6 participants each are also encouraged.
Please include the following:
Name and contact information for the Panel Chair
Titles and abstracts of each paper
Contact information for each presenter
All presenters must be members of the PCA and must register for the conference.
Here is the schedule of deadlines and pertinent dates:
1 August Database Opens for Submissions
1 October Early Bird Registration Opens
1 November Deadline for Paper Proposals and Endowment Grants
1 December Early Bird Registration Rate Ends
1 January Regular Registration Ends
2 January Late Registration Begins
15 January 2020 Brigman and Jones Awards Deadline
20 January 2020 Preliminary Program Available
1 February 2020 Registration Ends: Participants Not Registered Removed from Program at end of the day
2 February 2020 Registration System closes at MIDNIGHT
1 March 2020 Non-presenters Registration opens
17-20 April 2019 Washington, D.C.!
Please send all inquiries to co-chairs:
David S. Silverman