NEPCA 2022 Keynote Speaker:

We're ecstatic to share that our Keynote Speaker for NEPCA 2022's virtual conference is Dr. Novotny Lawrence. Dr. Novotny LawrenceIowa State University Dr. Novotny Lawrence is an Associate Professor at Iowa State University where he holds a joint appointment between the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication and the English Department. He is an award-winner … Continue reading NEPCA 2022 Keynote Speaker:

Special Guest Panel at #NEPCA2022!

What's a popular culture conference without the opportunity to talk with some folks doing some of the amazing work that we all love and study so much? Please join us at the NEPCA 2022 Conference Closing Panel on Saturday, October 22 from 1:30pm-2:45pm (EST) for a discussion roundtable with five award-winning writers of cross-genre fiction. … Continue reading Special Guest Panel at #NEPCA2022!

NEPCA 2022 Virtual Conference CFP Extended to August 15!

EXTENDED DEADLINE! The deadline for proposals has been extended to August 15, 2022, by end of day (EST). The 2022 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as another virtual conference from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22 in a similar structure to last year (Thursday evening, Friday late afternoon, Saturday … Continue reading NEPCA 2022 Virtual Conference CFP Extended to August 15!

Two New Annual Awards

After discussion with the Executive Council and some strong advocacy within the membership, I am so very honored to announce two new awards that NEPCA will be supporting each year, dedicated to two of NEPCA’s strongest community members. If you are interested in serving on the inaugural award committees for both of these awards, please … Continue reading Two New Annual Awards

NEPCA 2022 Virtual Conference CFP

The 2022 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as another virtual conference from Thursday, October 20-Saturday, October 22 in a similar structure to last year (Thursday evening, Friday late afternoon, Saturday morning). We all want to be back together again face-to-face but without a campus to host us, we … Continue reading NEPCA 2022 Virtual Conference CFP

Conference Keynote: Dr. Henry Jenkins at #NEPCA2021

We are so very pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker for the 2021 NEPCA Annual Conference is Dr. Henry Jenkins. Dr. Jenkins has and continues to be an important and valuable voice in the world of popular culture studies and we look forward to his talk on Friday, October 22 as our Keynote Speaker. NEPCA's … Continue reading Conference Keynote: Dr. Henry Jenkins at #NEPCA2021

Book Launch Invitation: Gen X at Middle Age in Popular Culture on 1/8/2021

Two of our members Kellie and Jim Deys invite folks in the NEPCA community to this virtual book launch for a publication they both have forthcoming chapters in. We're including here the invite, the book description and the abstracts from Kellie & Jim for those that are interested in learning more. Join this Virtual Book … Continue reading Book Launch Invitation: Gen X at Middle Age in Popular Culture on 1/8/2021

Getting Ready for Your First Virtual Conference

Greetings NEPCA Community In less than 1 month, we will be holding our first virtual conference--#NEPCA2020. We're excited and looking forward to venturing into the future together. To that end, we wanted to provide several support documents for our communitiy in prepartion for the conference. The schedule is up and will be continually updated over … Continue reading Getting Ready for Your First Virtual Conference

Keynote Speaker for #NEPCA2020: Keisha Venson Sheedy

NEPCA is excited to announce our Keynote Speaker for our 2020 Virtual Conference. Keisha Venson SheedyM.Ed., PMP, CSMHuman | Wifey | Mommy | Foodie | Writer | Dancer | Afrofuturist | Globetrotter | Artsy Educator | Connector | Solutionist | Cultural Nut Keisha has had a rewarding career in higher education spanning fifteen years across … Continue reading Keynote Speaker for #NEPCA2020: Keisha Venson Sheedy

Registration & Conference Schedule for #NEPCA2020

Greetings friends, We are excited to share out that both registration and the current draft of the 2020 NEPCA Virtual Conference are now available.  Be sure to check out the schedule and see which events you're excited to attend and also be sure to register. Register here for the 2020 NEPCA Virtual Conference Current Draft … Continue reading Registration & Conference Schedule for #NEPCA2020