Registration is Open!
Registration for the Virtual Conference from June 2-5, 2021 is now open. The cost is $95 for presenters and non-presenters. If you plan to present, please wait to register until your paper has been formally accepted. Presenters must register & pay fees by
March 31, 2021.
Please Remember to Renew Your Membership
Support from our members is crucial to the longevity and continued health of the PCA. The benefits of membership include:

1. The opportunity to submit proposals and present at the annual PCA Conference
2. The opportunity to submit manuscripts for possible publication in The Journal of Popular Culture and the Journal of American Culture,  the  Association’s internationally recognized journals
3. The opportunity to apply for PCA sponsored research grants, travel grants, and scholarships
4. The opportunity to attend PCA events, such as the Summer Research Institute
5.  The opportunity to meet and network with other colleagues who research and study in the exciting academic field of popular culture!
6.  An annual gift subscription to one or both of PCA’s internationally renowned journals and access to the Wiley Online Library.



Even if you are not attending the conference, please consider becoming a member or renewing your membership!
PCA Award Nominations Due January 30
Featured Award: Harry Shaw and Katrina Hazzard-Donald for Outstanding Work in African American Popular Culture Studies 


This award honors the work of pioneering cultural theorists Harry Shaw and Katrina Hazzard-Donald. Appropriate submissions demonstrate research, scholarship, and discourse that makes a significant contribution to the field of African-American Popular Culture. Works published. Works published within the past three years are eligible.