Call for Papers: PCCBS at UC Riverside, March 20-22, 2020

The Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies invites paper and panel proposals for its 46th Annual Meeting, to be held at the Culver Center of the Arts, UC Riverside, 20-22 March 2020.  A block of rooms will be held for participants at the fabulous Mission Inn.

Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside

The PCCBS invites papers representing all fields of British Studies — broadly defined to include those who study the United Kingdom, its component parts and nationalities, as well as Britain’s imperial cultures. We welcome proposals from scholars and doctoral candidates in a wide range of disciplines across the humanities, social sciences, and the arts, including History, Literature, Political Science, Philosophy, Religion, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Theater Studies, and Art History.

Mission Inn, Riverside

Proposals for individual papers, partial panels, or complete panels are all welcome, although complete panel proposals are preferred. We encourage the submission of proposals dealing with interdisciplinary topics, as well as panels on new pedagogies and technologies associated with British Studies.

The deadline for submission of proposals is JANUARY 3rd, 2020. Proposals should include a 200-word abstract for each paper plus a one-page c.v. for each participant. Those submitting full or partial panel proposals should include a brief description of the panel plus a 1-page c.v. for the panel chair as well as for its commentator. Please place the panel proposal, its constituent paper proposals, and all vitae in a single file, making certain that your contact information, especially e-mail addresses, are correct and current. Proposals should be submitted via e-mail attachment by 3 January 2020 to:

*Graduate students who have papers accepted by the program committee will be eligible to request reimbursement for some travel expenses from the Stern Trust when registering for the conference.

While we will be meeting at the UC Riverside Culver Center fro the Arts, we will be staying across the street at the Mission Inn and Spa.


Room reservations are to be made by each individual guest attending your event by Wednesday, February  19, 2020.  Each attendee should contact the Hotel’s Room Reservations Department at 800-843-7755 or 951-784-0300, extension 850.  Attendees must reference the Pacific Coast Conference for British Studies (PCCBS) when making their reservation(s).

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