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Society for Phenomenology and Media


25th Annual Conference

Thursday, March 25 to

Saturday 27, March 2021

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Lancaster, Pennsylvania



Getting to Lancaster

Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport



The main campus of Millersville University is located in Millersville, Pennsylvania. The town of Millersville is roughly 6 miles southwest of the city of Lancaster. No events will be held at the main campus. All events will be at the downtown campus Ware Center on 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster PA 17603. 


1.The closest airport to Lancaster is Harrisburg International Airport. There is car rental and taxi service between Harrisburg and downtown Lancaster. A taxi or Uber/Lyft ride from the Harrisburg airport to Lancaster is 32 miles (about 45 minute drive)—cost is $60-75 usually. 


There is also Amtrak service between Harrisburg and Lancaster. From Harrisburg airport, take a taxi cab or Uber/Lyft ( to the Middletown, Pennsylvania Amtrak station (2.1 miles from airport to train station—train ticket about $10, and the train runs between 6:30 am and 9:30 pm weekdays, 25 minute ride).


2. Attendees can also travel to Philadelphia International Airport and then take an Amtrak train from Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station directly to Lancaster. Once you’ve arrived in Philadelphia, you can take the SEPTA train ($8) from the airport to the Philadelphia 30th Street train station where SEPTA connects with Amtrak: (


Amtrak from Philadelphia to Lancaster is one hour and ten minutes. Amtrak offers eight daily trains from 30th Street Station in Philadelphia to Lancaster: $16-19 for a one-way ticket. Check for schedules and train information. 


Once at Lancaster’s train station, a Red Rose Trolley (approximately $3) takes you from the train station to the center of downtown where the Ware Center and conference hotels are located (5-10 minute trip). Taxi cabs are also generally available outside of the train station. It is about a one mile walk from the Lancaster train station—down Queen Street—to the downtown hotels. See



The closest hotels.


Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square (.2 miles from the conference site)


Lancaster, PA, Hotels | Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square

Experience this landmark hotel in Lancaster, PA, a city named a "Top 10 U.S. City to Visit" by Forbes. Central to Downtown Lancaster and beautifully integrated with a world-class convention center, Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square offers a prime location in Lancaster City within walking distance to full-time entertainment and trendy dining.

Holiday Inn Lancaster (.5 miles from the conference site)


Affordable Downtown Hotels in Lancaster, PA | Holiday Inn Lancaster

Welcome to The Holiday Inn Lancaster! With two quick steps out the door you’re in the heart of a vibrant, bustling small city, and just minutes away from the unique sites and shopping that Lancaster PA is known for.


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Note: Below are reduced rates available for those who have contacted the SPM Treasurer. Do not use these links until you have contacted the Treasurer.

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Note: Reduced membership and conference rates are available to those from developing nations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia as well as the unemployed and graduate students, and others. If you have questions, contact the SPM Treasuer, Luis Acebal, for further information:

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