Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 6, No. 0374. Wednesday, 10 May 1995.
From: Libby Smigel <
Date: Thursday, 04 May 1995 15:04:11 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Call for Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS, PANEL PROPOSALS -- ALTERNATIVE FORMATS WELCOME
Who: Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association/American Culture
Association annual conference
Where: Syracuse, New York
When: November 3-5, 1995 (Friday through Sunday)
Deadline for proposals: JUNE 1, 1995
How to Submit a Proposal: Send an abstract (minimum 150 words) or
full-length paper (no more than 12 pages) to the appropriate
area chair listed below by JUNE 1. If your topic or idea does
not fit any of the areas, send it directly to Stanley S.
Blair, Program Director, MA PCA/ACA, English Dept., James
Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807; office, (703)
fax, (703) 568-3581.
Proposals for full panels (3 or more participants) are
welcome, as are individual paper submissions.
Include special AV requests (VHS videocassette or slide
projectors only) with proposal or we will assume you do not
require any. We also assume that your proposal indicates your
intention to attend the conference if your paper is accepted.
Conference participants may serve in multiple roles
(e.g., panel chair, respondent, presenter) but may present
only ONE paper.
STUDENTS: Note student paper competition listed at
the end of this call for papers.
When Will You Hear: Acceptances will be mailed out in August.
Area Chairs (who form panels and events on particular topics) --
***** a partial listing:
Film: Ralph Donald, Communications Dept., University of Tennessee at
Martin, Martin, TN 38238-5099
Performance Studies: Ted Bain, English/Theatre, Hobart and William
Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456-3397
Studies in Medievalism: Veronica Kennedy, English Dept., St. John's
University, Jamaica, NY 11439
For further information about the MA PCA/ACA and the conference,
or a complete list of area chairs, please contact
Libby Smigel, President, MA PCA/ACA, Dept. of English/Comp Lit,
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY 14456-3397;
fax, 315-781-3348, e-mail,
; office, 315-781-3479;
Please feel free to distribute this call to other lists or interested
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
The Mid-Atlantic PCA/ACA will sponsor a competition for best
student paper submitted for presentation at our annual conference.
If you are a student, start thinking about revising your spring term
paper. If you are a faculty member, read those final papers with an
eye to recruiting the best samples for our Fall conference.
Full papers or proposals must be submitted no later than
JUNE 1 to:
Anne K. Kaler, Literature/Language/Fine Arts
Gwynedd Mercy College
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437
Please note whether the paper should be considered for the
GRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE student competition.
By entering a student agrees to be present to read the paper
if it is accepted for the conference. The awards will be announced
at the conference luncheon, Saturday, Nov. 4, 1995, at the Hotel
Syracuse in downtown Syracuse, New York. An honorarium will be given
to the winning paper in both categories.