We've got a lot of ideas about how we want to move forward with NEPCA in the ensuing years and months but before we go in 50 directions, we'd love to hear more from you about what you would like to see from us. We sent out a survey a few weeks ago and have … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Survey
We are regularly looking for contributors to the Northeast Popular Culture Association--take a look at some of these writing opportunities.
Since our records may not be enitrely updated and we have a share of people who follow NEPCA via the Follow or Email features on this site, we wanted to also post this message here. Greetings NEPCA members, It’s been just over a month since our 2018 NEPCA conference and I wanted to thank you … Continue reading Updates From NEPCA
Here's the late calls-for-papers that might be of interest to our members. Dovetail Labs/Freelance Research Opportunity Media, Technology and New Generations: Representing Millennial Generation and Generation Z VIRAL MEDIA book Disability and the Media: Other Bodies Remembering Ntozake Shange Screening Non-Binary Bodies Voices on the Move: An Anthology of Literature and Art by and about … Continue reading Calls for Papers: Writing and Publishing
There are some great writing opportunities coming up that we wanted to let you all know about. These CFPs cover a broad range with deadlines between next week and ongoing. Let us know if you end up pursuing any of these and the experience (it might help us better determine what CFPs to share forward … Continue reading Upcoming CFPs of Interest: Writing and Publishing
We thought it could be useful if we started pooling together some of the CFPs that we're coming across to share out in case our members and others are interested. In this case, we have arranged them by chronological order from when the CFP is due. 21st Annual Women's History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College … Continue reading Upcoming CFPs of Interest – Conferences and Workshops
NEPCA Commentary We came across this on Boston-Area Digital Humanities Listserv, which if you're not a part of, you really should be. There's lots of great projects being shared there as well as many (free) events and conferences on digital humanities in the greater Boston area. CFP The idea of interdependence is all around us. … Continue reading CFP: The Horror of Relations: A Dark Philosophy of Interdependence Through Film
On the Sunny Side: The Danbury Mad Hatter Chorus, 1966-2016. Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox. Mad Hatter Chorus, 2017. In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Mad Hatter Chorus located in Danbury, Connecticut, Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox has written the definitive history of the group. The Mad Hatters became a chartered group and official chapter of the Society … Continue reading Barbershop Music in Danbury!
Repertory Movie Theaters of New York City: Havens for Revivals, Indies and the Avant-Garde, 1960-1994. Ben Davis. McFarland, 2017. Ben Davis’ excellent new book thoroughly explores the history, culture and importance of the repertory movie theaters that influenced the art film scene in New York City from the 1960s into the 1990s. In this well organized … Continue reading The Fading World of Cinema: Review
The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism. By Howard Bryant. Beacon Press, 238 pages, 2018. Once upon a time, black athletes were acutely aware of the "Heritage." That is, they recognized that sports were inseparable from the quest for racial equality and social justice. ESPN analyst Howard Bryant sees Paul … Continue reading Howard Bryant’s Searing Look at Black Athletes