CFP: Romance and Popular Romance Fiction

            The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its annual conference.             We welcome a wide variety of papers related to romance and popular romance fiction. Possible approaches can include narrative analysis of the romance genre, issues of representation in romance fiction, production and … Continue reading CFP: Romance and Popular Romance Fiction

CFP: Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy area welcomes paper submissions from librarians, archivists, curators, graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, patrons, and independent researchers of popular culture and information settings of all types. NEPCA’s 2021 fall,virtual conference will be held Thursday October 21 - Saturday October 23, 2021. The deadline for proposals … Continue reading CFP: Classrooms, Libraries, and the Academy

2021 NEPCA Conference Goes Virtual

The 2021 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as another virtual conference from Thursday, October 21-Saturday, October 23 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 clear sense of how the … Continue reading 2021 NEPCA Conference Goes Virtual

Extended Call for #NEPCA2020

The CFP for the Northeast Popular Culture Associate Annual Conference for 2020 has been extended.  We will be accepting admissions until June 15. This year's conference will either be hybrid (some sessions online and some face-to-face) or entirely virtual. We're dependent upon what the host institution decides and their announcement will come in early June.  … Continue reading Extended Call for #NEPCA2020

#NEPCA2020 CFP: Film and History

Call for Papers for Film and History area for the 2020 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) annual conference scheduled for Friday, October 23 – Saturday, October 24 at the Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire. Dr. Carol Mitchell; Area Chair of Film and History Email: cmitchel@springfieldcollege.edu  Call for Papers: Film and History. The … Continue reading #NEPCA2020 CFP: Film and History

#NEPCA CFP: COVID-19 and Popular Culture

The current COVID-19 global pandemic has changed life for all of us, both here and in other countries. The extent of that change may vary based on our professions, financial status, locations, health, and a variety of other factors. Yet, it seems clear that the pandemic has had a profound effect on all aspects of … Continue reading #NEPCA CFP: COVID-19 and Popular Culture

CFP: Fantasy and Science Fiction Area #NEPCA2020

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Fantasy and Science Fiction for its fall conference to be held Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH, on Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24, 2020. This conference marks the introduction to the Fantasy and Science Fiction area, which is … Continue reading CFP: Fantasy and Science Fiction Area #NEPCA2020

CFP: Disney Studies at #NEPCA2020

Why Disney Studies? Before I moved to New England and discovered NEPCA, I once asked the PCA/ACA about having a Disney Studies area for their national conference. I was told (and I paraphrase loosely) that Disney transcended too many areas to be its own standalone area. That, in my argument, is precisely WHY we need … Continue reading CFP: Disney Studies at #NEPCA2020