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Call for Papers Salon

Call for Papers, Panels, and Proposals

ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION SALON (formerly called the Pennsylvania Communication Association Pre-Conference)

“The Rhetoric of Kenneth Burke”

Friday September 30, 2022. East Stroudsburg University 200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2022

The Pennsylvania Communication Association (PCA) Salon (formerly called the preconference) invites paper and panel submissions that explore ideas connected to the rhetoric and scholarship of Kenneth Burke. All research methodologies and philosophical perspectives are welcome.

Please send submissions to Paul Lucas, Ph.D., PCA Vice President and Conference Planner, at by June 15, 2022.

Full papers no longer than 25 pages in length are preferred. Abstracts will be considered. Submissions should include: • A detachable title page with the title of the paper and the author’s affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and institutional affiliation. • The word “debut” marked on all papers written by authors who have not presented previously at any communication convention or conference. The word “student” for all graduate or undergraduate authored papers. • A one-page abstract, with the Statement of Professional Responsibility (see below). • If the paper has multiple authors, please indicate who will be presenting at the conference.

Panel Proposals Submissions of panel proposals should include: • A thematic title for the panel. • A detailed rationale for the program or panel. • Names of the panel chair and respondent. • Names, mailing addresses, telephone number, email address, and institutional affiliations of all participants. • Titles and abstracts of no more than 150 words for each paper or presentation. • A Statement of Professional Responsibility (see below).

Please include the following Statement of Professional Responsibility under the paper or panel abstract: “In submitting the attached paper or proposal, I/We recognize that this submission is considered a professional responsibility. I/We agree to present this panel or paper if it is accepted and programmed. I/We further recognize that all who attend and present at PCA’s annual meeting must register and pay required fees.”