The deadline for sending a proposal for NEPCA's fall conference is midnight on June 1. Please send your proposals now as NEPCA will only solicit papers to round out existing panels after the deadline passes. All details for applying can be found on the tab above marked 2018 Conference.
Proposals for NEPCA's annual conference are due June 1. Please submit your proposals ASAP. NEPCA staff know this is a busy time, but NEPCA needs to meet in June to assemble the conference and begin doing to scores of tasks necessary for conducting a successful conference. One click on the 2018 Conference tab will take you … Continue reading LAST MONTH TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS
Results of the 2018 PCA Governing Board Election Vice President for Area Chairs and Programming: David Silverman Vice President for Awards: Sue Matheson Governing Board Members At Large: Brenda Boudreau Ashley Donnelly Elizabeth Downey Helen Lewis
Author Pat Thomas Book Tour Continues in Support of Did It! Jerry Rubin: An American Revolutionary Heading to East Coast and Midwest This Month and Next Book tour including stops in New York City with Paul Krassner (editor of The Realist) and Chicago with Bill Ayers (controversial leader of the Weather Underground) & Nancy Kurshan(co-founder of the Yippies). LOS ANGELES, CA (WEDNESDAY MARCH 7, 2018) 2018 … Continue reading Pat Thomas Book Tour
Reminder: The PCA nominations committee extends its call for nominations for the 2018 PCA Elections. Nominations are solicited for six elected positions in the PCA/ACA: Vice President for Awards Vice President for Area Chairs At-Large Member of the Governing Board At-Large Member of the Governing Board At-Large Member of the Governing Board At-Large Member of the Governing Board Position #1: Vice President for … Continue reading PCA Nominations
Rob Weir, Executive Secretary for NEPCA, has just published an article in Magazine Americana on New Hampshire eccentric Antoinette Sheri. It evolved from a paper he gave at NEPCA in 2016. Here is the URL: http://www.americanpopularculture.com/style.htm
NEPCA currently has openings for three area chairs: Crime in Fact and Fiction (reworked area) Celebrity and Fan Studies Media Literacy (new area) If interested in chairing one of these, please contact Executive Secretary Rob Weir ASAP: email@example.com Chairs must be NEPCA members (which you are if you have paid dues or attended the 2017 … Continue reading NEPCA Seeking Area Chairs
Boston University graduate students Laura Brown and Nadum wrote about their experiences for the BU College of Communication newsletter. Click on this link to read their comments: http://www.bu.edu/com/resources/current-students/graduate/graduate-prize-student-summaries/ See--We *told* you NEPCA is a popular place to be!
At NEPCA's October Executive Council meeting, two new areas were proposed: Media Literacy and Crime in Fact and Fiction. Before launching, however, NEPCA wishes to gauge interest from those who might wish to serve as a chair for one of these areas. A chair helps solicit and evaluate papers. A thorough job description can be found … Continue reading NEPCA Seeking Area Chairs
Here's a picture of Eren Odabasi,the winner of the 2016 Carol Mitchell Prize for Best Graduate Student paper. Alas, Nova Seals, our Amos St. Germain Prize winner got away from the podium before I could snap her picture. Each year NEPCA honors two graduate students for excellence at the previous year's conference. Maybe your picture … Continue reading One of Our Graduate Prize Winners