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PCA/ACA Internet Culture 2016 : CALL FOR PAPERS: PCA/ACA (Internet Culture) 2016 National Conference in Seattle, Washington March 22-25th


When Mar 22, 2016 - Mar 25, 2016
Where Seattle, Washington
Abstract Registration Due Dec 15, 2015
Submission Deadline Oct 1, 2015
Categories    internet culture   digital media   popular culture   media studies

Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS: PCA 2016 National Conference in Seattle, Washington

The Internet Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites proposals for individual papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative format presentations for the 2016 national conference. Proposals should explore Internet Culture as it relates to popular culture including, but not limited to:

* Social Media
* Mobility
* Apps/Applications
* Social Media/Digital Marketing
* The Internet & Social Change
* Participatory Culture & the Internet
* Internet Celebrity & Fame
* Cross Media Convergence
* Memes, Trends, & Viral Culture
* Digital Distribution, Technology, & Ownership
* Specific Sites (Snapchat, Reddit, 4Chan, etc.)
* Local, Global, & Glocal Internet Culture
* Web Development & Design
* History, Present State, & Future of the Internet

Submit a 250-word proposal to the PCA Database at Please note that there is an additional mandatory form for supplementary information. The form is located at Only those who submit both the proposal and the supplementary information form will be considered for inclusion for the Internet Culture area.

While we recognize that many areas of the PCA/ACA conference deal with issues related to the Internet and Internet culture, the goals of the Internet Culture area are (1) to explore aspects of popular culture that are inherently tied to the Internet, new media communications, emerging technologies, social media, and related areas and (2) to create an interactive environment by embracing the chancing nature of conference interactivity to include social media.

The deadline for submission is October 1st, 2015.

Please send all inquires to both:

Colin Helb, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Communications
Elizabethtown College


Mary Beth Ray, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Communications & Media Studies
Plymouth State University

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