Men & Men's Studies Area--National PCA/ACA Conference

deadline for submissions: 
October 1, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 


Men & Men’s Studies Area of the National PCA/ACA Conference

San Diego April 12-15, 2017

Proposal Deadline: Oct. 1, 2016

All Proposals Must Be Submitted through the PCA/ACA website.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules


Proposals on any aspect of men, men’s studies, and/or masculinities are welcome; however, the following topics are of particular interest:

Men or masculinities in popular culture, especially TV, film, videogames, or the internet

Men’s studies and feminisms/women’s studies

The study of masculinities in literary and/or cultural studies

Male sexualities

Female masculinities

Media representations of men and their relationships

Cross-cultural comparisons of traditional male gender roles and patterns of male/female or male/male friendship

Contextual analyses of male/masculine experiences

Explorations of the “conscious or unconscious forces that shape men’s lives” and analyses of their applications to bio-medical, sociocultural, and/or psychotherapeutic intervention programs

Presentations with a visual element (handout, video clips, PowerPoint, etc.) are appreciated!

Make sure to submit your proposal of 150-250 words to


Please contact me with any questions or concerns:

Dr. Merry G. Perry

Dept. of English, Main 546

West Chester University

West Chester, PA 19382