Men & Men's Studies Area

deadline for submissions: 
October 1, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
National PCA/ACA 2018 Conference
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERSMen & Men’s Studies Area of the National PCA/ACA ConferenceMarch 28-31, 2018 (Wed-Sat) Indianapolis, INProposal Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
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, video games, 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
  • LGBTQIA 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 psycho-therapeutic intervention programs
  • Masculinities and politics and/or Donald Trump

 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