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CFP -Series Books & Science Fiction – special session National PCA Conference

Call for Papers: Series Books and Science Fiction (National PCA Conference)   This call for papers for the national PCA Conference looks to interrogate the intersection of two distinct genres: juvenile series books and science fiction. Scholars of children’s literature … Continue reading

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PCA 2020 Philadelphia – Call for proposals SFF Area

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY AREA Conference of the Popular and American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) 15-18 April 2020 – Philadelphia, PA   One of the largest and most vibrant of the association, the Science Fiction and Fantasy (SF/F) Area invites proposals … Continue reading

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PCA Deadlines for the 2020 conference

August 1, 2019               Submission Page Goes Live October 1, 2019             Early Bird Registration Opens November 1, 2019         Deadline for Paper Proposals November 1, 2019         Endowment Grants Deadline December 1, 2019          Early Bird Registration ENDS January 1, 2020              Regular … Continue reading

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SFF Paper Prizes, 2019

We had 5 people apply for each of the 2 paper awards:  the student award and the faculty/independent scholar award. Both winners receive a certificate as well as a trophy. The student winner receives $200. This year’s winners were Lisa … Continue reading

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PCA Schedule – Sat 20th April 2019

“It Was Hot the Night We Burned Chrome”: Towards co-existence in the Cyberworld and the Phenomenal World Christopher Ketcham Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots, Oh My! #2 Saturday 8:00am – 9:30am Before Blade Runner: HBO’s Westworld and Čapek’s R.U.R. T. Ross … Continue reading

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PCA Schedule – Fri 19th April, 2019

A Decade of Disruption: The Narratologist View of the MCU Heather Urbanski Marvel Cinematic Universe Friday 8:00am – 9:30am Don’t Touch My Stuff: Tony Stark as a Non-State Actor in the MCU Hannah Megna Marvel Cinematic Universe Friday 8:00am – … Continue reading

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PCA Schedule – Wed 18th April 2019

Prime Dick II: P.K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Jake Jakaitis Blade Runner: Then and Now Thursday 8:00am – 9:30am “I Know What’s Real”: Women, Men, Bodies and Subjectivity in Altered Carbon and Blade Runner 2049 AJ DeLong Blade Runner: Then and … Continue reading

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