The Fading World of Cinema: Review

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

Howard Bryant’s Searing Look at Black Athletes

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

5 Days to NEPCA!

Are you psyched? NEPCA's annual conference opens on Friday and we've got a dynamic program on tap. You will get the latest program when you check in, but every change to the program between now and then can be viewed by pasting this URL into your browser: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQiIOFC7tTtrvkqsVeRLLUxAYRf0lKLHN1ImEZHtOy1hzstGdQ4N8AhC5LKhushHOr45rtfQxrJ3fQ7/pub Additional receipts are also available at check in, … Continue reading 5 Days to NEPCA!

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020. MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships are made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Society will offer at least two awards in 2019-2020. (See our ad in the H-Net Jobs Guide or visit our website for details.) The stipend, governed by an NEH … Continue reading Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

Berkshire Book Prize Nominations Open

Now Accepting Nominations for the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians’ Book Prizes Deadline for Nominations: November 1, 2018 To nominate a book, see: https://berksconference.org/prizes/   Description of Prizes We invite publishers and authors to submit books published in the year 2018 for consideration for the Berkshire Conference Book Prizes. The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians annually … Continue reading Berkshire Book Prize Nominations Open

New England Studies at PCA CFP

NEW ENGLAND STUDIES -- CALL FOR PAPERS (2019) The 2019 Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference will be held in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019,. The New England Studies Area invites presentations on any aspect of New England popular culture: Architecture; Art; Ecology/Environment; Economics; Fashion; Film and Theater, especially films made in New England, and plays … Continue reading New England Studies at PCA CFP

Dissertation Prize

George E. Pozzetta Dissertation AwardEach year the Immigration and Ethnic History Society awards the George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award. For the 2019 award, it will invite applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2018, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history. The award provides two grants of $1000 … Continue reading Dissertation Prize

Call for Papers: 2019 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference — Washington, DC (April 17-20, 2019)

Call for Papers: 2019 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference — Washington, DC (April 17-20, 2019) The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference will be held on Wednesday April 17 through Saturday April 20, 2019 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, DC. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines will meet to share their … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2019 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference — Washington, DC (April 17-20, 2019)

Call for H-PCAACA Network Editors and Review Editors

H-PCAACA is issuing a call for new Network Editors and Review Editors. If you are interested in joining H-PCAACA's volunteer team of Editors, please email us at editorial-pcaaca@mail.h-net.msu.edu with a C.V. and cover letter attached. This is truly an exciting time to study popular culture across disciplines .The editorial staff of H-PCAACA is dedicated to expanding the … Continue reading Call for H-PCAACA Network Editors and Review Editors