Call for Papers – Northeast Studies
The 2016 Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference will be held in Keene, New Hampshire from October 21-22. Northeast Studies invites presentations on any aspect of New York or New England culture, including film, literature, politics, music, entertainment, and casinos. Possible topics of interest include:
- Entertainers/ entertainment such as Matt Damon, Amy Poehler, James Woods, off-Broadway, Coney Island
- Television crime families
- Election year politics and the region’s role such as Dixville Notch, the Kennedys, Bernie Sanders, Ed Muskie, Nelson Rockefeller
- Iconic figures such as Raymond Patriarca, Whitey Bulger, Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, George Steinbrenner
- Place-based literature from authors like Philip Roth, Steven King, Carolyn Chute, Archer Mayor
- The musical roots of Aerosmith, Simon & Garfunkel, Dropkick Murphys, 50 Cent.
Presentations should be 15-20 minutes in length and lively in nature! The deadline for the submission of a 200-word abstract is May 1, 2016. Individual and full panel proposals are considered. Submission information is available at theNortheast Popular Culture Association conference page. Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Northeast Studies Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association.
Contact Info: Dr. Carolyn Fortuna email@example.com