Women’s Studies

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

Call for Papers

Women’s Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Joint Conference (March 28-31, 2018;

Proposals Due October 1, 2017)

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association invites submissions for individual papers, and for complete panels, for its Women’s Studies area, for its forthcoming national conference, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 28-31, 2018.  Submissions will be due by October 1, 2017. 

We welcome papers and panels on any facet of popular culture relating to the study of women and gender, including, not by no means limited to:

  • Women’s participation in, and creation of, literary works and print culture
  • Women’s involvement as consumers and producers of film and television culture, and representations of women within television and film
  • Women as the subjects of, audiences for, and responders to advertising
  • Women’s engagement with popular music, as artists, consumers, and fans
  • Women’s engagement with social media and their work as bloggers and cultural critics

ALL PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE PCA DATABASE FOR CONSIDERATION.  You can access this database here: http://conference.pcaaca.org/

Please send all inquires to:

Holly M. Kent, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
University of Illinois, Springfield