A Great Thanks For Another Amazing Conference

We just want to extend our deepest thanks for all of you who joined us in Portsmouth this past weekend for another great conference.  There were so many great papers and conversations that we saw happening in the sessions, at the reception and luncheon, as well as in the hallways and common areas. In the … Continue reading A Great Thanks For Another Amazing Conference

#NEPCA2019 Is Just Days Away

We're fast approaching the 2019 NEPCA Conference in Portsmouth, NH on Friday, Nover 15-Saturday, November 16 and we're excited as ever to see the amazing insights and ideas that our community has to share. We also have a fantastic keynote presenting on Friday evening.  The Reception starts at 5:45pm and the Keynote will start around … Continue reading #NEPCA2019 Is Just Days Away

Award-Winning Book: Lust on Trial

We are exuberant to announce this year's winner of the Peter C. Rollins Book Prize: Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of  Anthony Comstock. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. pp. 391.  Here is a review by Katherine Allocco  (Western Connecticut State University)of this book which will be formally recognized at the … Continue reading Award-Winning Book: Lust on Trial

Upcoming Registration Dates for #NEPCA2019

We're coming up on two important deadlines! September 30 is the last day to register for NEPCA if you are presenting (check out the schedule). October 15 is the last day to register at the current prices (BTW--you can register here!). After October 15, prices will be updated as follows: Full-time faculty: $150 Part-time faculty, … Continue reading Upcoming Registration Dates for #NEPCA2019

2019 NEPCA Conference

The fall conference is shaping up to be another great event of knowledge sharing, networking, and hopefully, even fun!  I wanted to highlight that we have a fantastic reception and Keynote address happening on Friday night that we hope many of you will attend. The Reception starts at 5:45pm and the Keynote will start around … Continue reading 2019 NEPCA Conference

CFP: Does the Matter of Britain (Still) Matter?: Reflections on the State of Arthurian Studies Today (A Roundtable)

Call for Papers for Does the Matter of Britain (Still) Matter?: Reflections on the State of Arthurian Studies Today (A Roundtable) 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020 Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019 Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, … Continue reading CFP: Does the Matter of Britain (Still) Matter?: Reflections on the State of Arthurian Studies Today (A Roundtable)

Book Review: Communes in America, 1975-2000

Communes in America, 1975-2000. By Timothy Miller. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2019. 148 pp. + appendices, notes, bibliography, index. If I asked you what decade of American history had the most active communes (1,378) and you guessed the 1970s, congratulations. But it might surprise you to learn that the first decade of the 21st … Continue reading Book Review: Communes in America, 1975-2000

CFP: Saving the Day: Accessing Comics in the Twentieth-First Century (A Roundtable)

Call for Papers for Saving the Day: Accessing Comics in the Twentieth-First Century (A Roundtable) 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020 Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019 Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, The Medieval Comics Project, and Carl … Continue reading CFP: Saving the Day: Accessing Comics in the Twentieth-First Century (A Roundtable)

CFP: Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

Call for Papers for Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association Boston Marriott Copley Place, in Boston, Massachusetts, from 5-8 March 2020 Paper abstracts are due by 30 September 2019 Session organized by Michael A. Torregrossa, The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on … Continue reading CFP: Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

NEPCA 2019 Fall Conference

The 2019 Fall Conference is shaping up to be another excellent event.  We recently contacted those who submitted proposals to indicate if they have been accepted.  If you submitted a proposal, be sure to check your email ASAP! If you want to get a sneak peek at the tentative schedule, you can see the current … Continue reading NEPCA 2019 Fall Conference