Sea Literature, History & Culture

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules

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Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on


Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2018 National Conference

W. Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, March 28, to Saturday, March 31, 2018

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Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose an individual paper; a thematic session with four speakers; or a roundtable.

Proposals may be related to fresh-water or sea-water topics like

  • Literature, comics, art, music, television & movies
  • History, politics, war & peace
  • Culture, anthropology & ecology
  • Folklore, mythology, legends & hoaxes
  • Ships, boats, & other water craft
  • Aquatic life
  • Recreation, travel, tourism & festival

DEADLINE for Paper Proposals: October 1, 2017

Submit your 100-300 word proposal (abstract) online at

You may present only one paper at the conference. You may not submit the same paper to multiple areas.

Inquiries may be made to:
Stephen Curley, Area Chair
Sea Literature, History & Culture
Dept. of Liberal Studies
Texas A&M University-Galveston campus
Galveston, TX 77553-1675
(409) 740-4501