PWSA Presidential Announcement

Announcement from Professional Wrestling Studies Association President CarrieLynn D. Reinhard September 29th, 2020 The video of the address can be watched here. “Good evening, everyone, and thank you for tuning in to this stream. I am the PWSA President, Dr. CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, and it is my honor to continue developing this association and bringing … Read more PWSA Presidential Announcement

Call for WrestlePosium II Proposals

The President of the PWSA invites submissions for the association’s WrestlePosium II. WrestlePosium I was such a resounding success that we are going to follow the same format for next year! This virtual symposium will happen online on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, a week after WrestleMania 37. Hopefully WrestleMania and all the festivities in professional wrestling … Read more Call for WrestlePosium II Proposals

Call for Proposals: National Communication Association

From DiArron Morrison NCA 2020 Call for Panelists: Professional Wrestling I am looking for people to contribute to a panel on the communication of professional wrestling. My focus is broad. I invite research that centers around narrative, kayfabe, professional wrestling and social media, audiences, nonverbal communication in wrestling, social movements and social justice in professional … Read more Call for Proposals: National Communication Association

Call for MPCA/ACA 2020 Wrestling Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS Wrestling Studies Area Co-Chairs CarrieLynn D. Reinhard (creinhard@dom.edu) and Christopher J. Olson (olson429@uwm.edu) Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference Friday-Sunday, 2-4 October 2020 Minneapolis, Minnesota Westin Minneapolis Minnesota is famous for its impact on professional wrestling. Minnesota has produced many classic superstars like … Read more Call for MPCA/ACA 2020 Wrestling Studies

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Cultural Studies of Florida

Working the Circuit: Cultural Studies of Florida Guest Editors: Aisha Durham, Wesley Johnson, and Sasha Sanders, University of South Florida Florida figures prominently in the US American imaginary. It is a spectacular state of escape for spring breaking coeds, disneyfied kids, and sun-seeking “snowbirds” who flock south among resettled retirees, new migrants, longtime locals, and … Read more Call for Papers: Special Issue on Cultural Studies of Florida