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Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference
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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meeting of the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association and the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference to be held Wednesday, April 20, through Saturday, April 23, 2010, at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio and the Marriott-San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX
The organizers seek proposals covering all aspects of gaming, gaming culture and game studies. Proposals can address any game medium (computer, social, console, tabletop, etc) and all theoretical and methodological approaches are welcome.
-- new game mediums and platforms (Facebook, iPhone/iPad/iPod, etc)
So that there will be ample time for discussion, each individual paper presentation should be designed to last approximately fifteen minutes (there will be four presentations per session with time for Q&A).
For individual paper submissions, your 250-word (maximum) abstract must be received by December 15, 2010. At the top of your proposal, please include the title of the paper, your name (and the name of any co-presenters), affiliation, mailing address, and e-mail address. This information will be used in the program and to mail your conference materials. At the end of your abstract, please include a list of 3 to 5 keywords.
Technology for use during presentations may be limited. More information about the conference can be found at http://www.pcaaca.org/
Please also note that presenters will be required to join either the Popular Culture Association or the American Culture Association prior to attending the conference, as well as pay a registration fee for the conference.
Please email all paper and panel proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org.