Popular History in American Culture Area - PCA/ACA
CALL FOR PAPERS – Popular History in American Culture Area, Popular CultureAssociation - 2005 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in San Diego, CA
Abstracts and panel proposals are now being accepted by the Popular History in American Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association for possible inclusion at the 2005 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference in San Diego, CA. The conference will be held March 23-26, 2005 at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina. For more information about the conference, please visit
We are looking for abstracts, single paper proposals and panel proposals on any aspect of popular history in American culture, including, but not limited to, historically based leisure activities such as genealogy, quilt and antique collecting and scrapbooking, local history collections and activities, visitorship to historical museums/sites, heritage tourism, and popular portrayals of historical events, people and/or eras in movies, television and popular fiction. Presentations exploring nostalgia and heritage in popular culture are also encouraged.
Potential participants do not need to be members to submit proposals; however, membership in either PCA or ACA and registration for the conference are required in order to present. The deadline for conference registration is January 1, 2005.
Please send (100-250 words) paper proposals, panel proposals (4 speakers and/or discussion panels of 4-6 participants) or abstracts (including title) by November 1, 2004 to Jennifer Stevens, Area Chair, either by email at:
or by mail to the address below.
Please remember to provide your contact information (name, affiliation, preferred mailing address, phone numbers, and email address) as well.
Paper acceptance obligates participants to present the paper at the conference. Multiple submissions to different areas are not allowed. Please note that you must be present at the conference to read your own paper.
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