Book Awards! Journal Awards! Travel Grants! Time to register!

1. Book Awards
2. Journal Awards
3. Travel Grants
4. Registration

1. Book Awards:
Each year, the PCA/ACA recognizes academic work in a variety of forms and fields. The Ray and Pat Browne awards recognize outstanding works by a single author, edited collections, and reference books.  The John Cawelti award recognizes the best Textbook/Primer, the Emily Toth award recognizes work in Women’s Issues in Popular and American culture, and the Susan Koppleman Award recognizes the best Anthology in Feminist Studies.  We’re also pleased to acknowledge outstanding documentary film with the Peter C. Rollins award, and Electronic Reference sites with our award in that category.

Find out more information about nominating works for the Literary and Film awards here:

2. Journal Awards: 
Our two flagship journals also look for the outstanding Graduate student papers presented at the conference. The JAC’s William E. Brigman award recognizes one Outstanding paper in American Culture, and the JPC selects a popular culture paper to win its William M. Jones award.

All submissions for these awards are due January 1.  Visit our journal awards page for more information: 

3. Travel Grants:

The PCA/ACA Endowment is pleased to offer a limited number of travel grants to applicants in several categories, including international scholars, graduate students, early-career faculty, and more.

Please be aware these grants are extremely competitive. Please take that into account as you make your conference plans.

You can find the application forms online here:
The deadline to apply for these grants is December 8, 2015

4. Registration is open Registration for PCA/ACA is now open.  You can find all the details here:
Early bird registration ends November 15.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us:

Diane Calhoun-French, President,
Joseph Hancock, Exec. Dir. of Events,
Brendan Riley, Exec Dir of Operations,

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