UPDATE: Jewish Studies Area (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)
The deadline has been extended for the CFP for the Jewish Studies Area for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association conference. Please note the new deadline
located at the end of the Call.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Walden or
Barbara Silliman immediately.
Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!
CALL FOR PAPERS
Jewish Studies Area
Popular Culture Association
April 12 - 15, 2006
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is open to any
scholar or author with an interest in Jewish Studies. Those interests may
include (but are not exclusive to):
Art (including Fine Art, Music, Comic Art, etc.)
Politics (US and Israel, Israel and Palestine, etc.)
And any other topic of interest
You may submit a proposal for presentation, a panel proposal (with a minimum
of 3/maximum of 4 paper proposals), or a workshop proposal.
** Paper Proposal: Must include a title, your name, professional affiliation,
postal mailing address, telephone number, and email address. Proposal must be
at least 250 words minimum/500 words maximum. Presenters are warned that the
only technology support provided by the Conference is a DVD player with
television monitor. Any other technological support will be at the expense of the
** Panel Proposal: Must include a title or theme for all presentations and
name of panel chair (with proper identifiers as listed in Paper Proposal,
above). Each individual presenter's proposal must follow the guidelines for a paper
proposal as listed above.
** Workshop Proposal: Must include a title and name of workshop moderator.
Proposal submission must follow the guidelines for a paper proposal submission.
Moderator is warned that the only technology support provided by the
Conference is a DVD player with television monitor. Any other technological support
will be at the expense of the moderator.
(1) You may present only ONE paper at the conference, due to scheduling
logistics. If you submit to more than one area, the area chairs will not know that
you are doing so and you may find yourself accepted multiple times. IF THAT
HAPPENS, please immediately notify the area chair(s) of the areas in which you
choose NOT to present that you have elected to present elsewhere.
If the coordinator finds multiple presentations, she will remove you as she
sees fit, so notifying area chairs is important in keeping you in your
(2) Once you've been accepted, you must become a member of the Popular
Culture Association in addition to registering for the conference. You may do so by
using links on the PCA/ACA Conference web site at:
Submissions must be postmarked by: October 31, 2005
IMPORTANT (If this applies to you): Passover begins on Wednesday night, April
12, which is the first day of the Conference. Please include a note to
specify if you cannot present on certain days of the conference. We will do all
that is possible to schedule around your religious observations.
Submit proposals (if by Email, please do NOT sent attachments) to:
Daniel Walden, Chair
PCA -- Jewish Studies Area
Pennsylvania State University
112 Burrowes Building
Department of English
University Park, PA 16802-6200
---- OR ----
Barbara Silliman, Associate Chair
PCA -- Jewish Studies Area
PO Box 19722
Johnston, RI 02919-0722
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Received on Tue Oct 11 2005 - 17:57:23 EDT