Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association’s (PCA/ACA) (Apr 2012, Boston)
September 3, 2011 2 Comments
Dates: 11-14 April 2012
Location: Spring Conference Boston
Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 December 2011
Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is seeking paper proposals for oral presentation at the annual conference.
Please join us in Boston April 11-14, 2012 for the National Conference. We will be staying at the fantastic Copley Place Marriott
in downtown Boston. The PCA/ACA is highly regarded in the academy with well over 5,000 academic oral presentations given internationally, two top-tier journals (The Journal of American Culture and Journal of Popular Culture), and over 3,000 members. This year’s Boston conference should be exciting with papers on an enormous array of subjects. The deadline for proposing papers will be December 15, 2011.
Fashion, Style, Appearance, Consumption & Design is concerned with all areas and aspects of style, fashion, clothing, design, and related trends, as well as appearances and consumption using and/or including: historical sources, manufacturing, aesthetics, marketing, branding, merchandising, retailing, psychological/ sociological aspects of dress, body image, and cultural identities, in addition to any areas relating to purchasing, shopping, and the methods consumers construct identity.
Papers from all methods and disciplines are welcome! Innovative and new research, scholarship and creative works in the areas of fashion, design, the body and consumerism are encouraged!
Please email a short 50-word bio with contact information and an abstract of no more than 250 words of your proposal paper by December
15, 2011 to: