Call for Papers
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
Annual Conference – VIRTUAL FOR 2021!
SECOND DEADLINE EXTENSION!
42nd Annual Conference, Week of February 22-27, 2021
Submission Deadline NOW EXTENDED to December 13, 2020
For the 2021 conference, SWPACA is going virtual! Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be holding our annual conference completely online this year. We hope you will join us for exciting papers, discussions, and the experience you’ve come to expect from Southwest.
Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 42nd annual SWPACA conference. One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. For a full list of subject areas, area descriptions, and Area Chairs, please visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/
All proposals must be submitted through the conference’s database at http://register.southwestpca.org/southwestpca
For details on using the submission database and on the application process in general, please see the Proposal Submission FAQs and Tips page at http://southwestpca.org/conference/faqs-and-tips/
Individual proposals for 15-minute papers must include an abstract of approximately 200-500 words. For information on how to submit a proposal for a roundtable or a multi-paper panel, please view the above FAQs and Tips page.
SWPACA will offer registration reimbursement awards for the best graduate student papers in a variety of categories. Submissions of accepted, full papers are due January 1, 2021. SWPACA will also offer registration reimbursement awards for select undergraduate and graduate students and contingent faculty in place of our traditional travel awards. For more information, visit http://southwestpca.org/conference/graduate-student-awards/. Registration for the conference will be open and available by December 1. Watch your email for details!
In addition, please check out the organization’s peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, at http://journaldialogue.org/
If you have any questions about a particular area, please contact its Area Chair; you can find Area Chair contact information here: http://southwestpca.org/conference/call-for-papers/. If you have general questions about the conference, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and a member of the executive team will get back to you.
We look forward to receiving your submissions!
Kathleen Lacey, PhD
Awards, Professional Development, and Area Chair Coordinator
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association