NEASA Conference – June 8 at Fitchburg State University

On behalf of the New England American Studies Association (NEASA) Council, I’m very excited to invite you, your colleagues, and your students to join us at Fitchburg State University on June 8 for our 2019 NEASA Conference! Co-sponsored by FSU and Roxbury Community College, our 2019 Conference will offer panels and roundtables on the theme … Continue reading NEASA Conference – June 8 at Fitchburg State University

Pop Culture Matters Interview #6: K. A. Laity

Welcome to the second interview in this series, where we're checking in with the contributors to Pop Culture Matters: Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture Association. This sixth interview is with K. A. Laity, Associate Professor of English at the College of Saint Rose.  Her article is titled: "‘Femme Non-Fatale: Female Cooperation … Continue reading Pop Culture Matters Interview #6: K. A. Laity

Pop Culture Matters Interview #5: Matthew T. Jones

Welcome to the second interview in this series, where we're checking in with the contributors to Pop Culture Matters: Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture Association. This fifth interview is with Matthew T. Jones, Ph.D., who is the Chairperson of Communication at the County College of Morris.  His essay is titled: “From Grimm to Gaiman: … Continue reading Pop Culture Matters Interview #5: Matthew T. Jones

Call for Papers for the Inaugural Session of the Monsters and the Monstrous Area

2019 Conference of the Northeast Popular & American Culture Association (NEPCA) Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH, Friday, 15 November, - Saturday, 16 November Proposals due by 1 June 2019 The Monsters and the Monstrous Area welcomes proposals that investigate any of the things, whether mundane or marvelous, that scare us. Through our sessions, … Continue reading Call for Papers for the Inaugural Session of the Monsters and the Monstrous Area

Pop Culture Matters Interview #4: James Patrick Carraghan

Welcome to the second interview in this series, where we're checking in with the contributors to Pop Culture Matters: Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture Association. This third interview is with James Patrick Carraghan.  Theorist-by-night, James Patrick Carraghan received his MA in English from Kutztown University in 2017. He is a contributing … Continue reading Pop Culture Matters Interview #4: James Patrick Carraghan

CFP: Belief and Popular Culture

The NEPCA area, Belief and Popular Culture, welcomes all papers and multimedia presentations that explore the theme of belief and/in popular culture in its several dimensions: folk and popular belief systems; contemporary myths and myth-making; popular belief in history; artifacts and material culture of popular belief systems; belief and media; belief and art, and the intersection … Continue reading CFP: Belief and Popular Culture

NEPCA Publication: Pop Culture Matters

Thanks to the tireless efforts of  Martin F. Norden and Robert E. Weir; they have produced a book of the conference proceedings of the 2017 NEPCA Conference titled:  Pop Culture Matters: Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture Association. We are very excited that this has come to fruition and are excited … Continue reading NEPCA Publication: Pop Culture Matters