PCA/ACA National Conference: Dime Novel Area March 31-April 3, 2010

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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
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****  CALL FOR PAPERS **** Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Joint Annual Conference 

St. Louis, Missouri

March 31 - April 3, 2010 The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division is accepting proposals for presentation.  Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.  Participants do not need to be PCA/ACA members, academics, or professional writers to submit proposals; however, membership in either PCA or ACA and conference registration are required in order to present.   All participants are requested to submit a 250-word abstract with title.  First-time participants with this division must submit a 1-2 page proposal, including a bibliography, along with the abstract.  Send all materials electronically or by snail mail by December 15, 2009 to: Pamela Bedore, Area Chair
University of Connecticut, Avery PointDepartment of English
1084 Shennecossett RdGroton CT  06340pamela.bedore@uconn.edu Additional information regarding PCA/ACA, membership, and the conference can be found at http://www.pcaaca.org