PLEASE BE PATIENT!!!

NEPCA is suffering from an embarrassment of riches at present--record numbers of proposals. We must be doing something right! In practical terms this means acceptance notices will go out mid-July, not the beginning as we promised. You should hear from us by roughly July 15 whether or not your paper was accepted.

SEND IN THOSE NEPCA PROPOSALS!

There is still plenty of time to submit a proposal for the fall 2016 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference!  We are seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for our annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22, 2016, on the campus of Keene State College in … Continue reading SEND IN THOSE NEPCA PROPOSALS!

NEPCA Seeking Television Papers

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking papers on the subject of television for its annual fall conference to be held on the campus of Keene State College on October 21-22, 2016. The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2016. NEPCA prides itself on holding conferences which emphasize discussing ideas in a non-competitive and supportive … Continue reading NEPCA Seeking Television Papers

NEPCA CFP: Food and Foodways

The Food, Foodways and Culture area of the Northeastern Popular/American Culture Association is inviting paper submissions for its Fall 2016 conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH from October 21-22, 2016. This area explores intersections among food, eating, and popular culture. Possible topics of interest include the following: The history of food and dining … Continue reading NEPCA CFP: Food and Foodways

NEPCA Areas Seeking Paper Proposals

Call for Papers#1: Alfred Hitchcock Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Conference Keene State College, NH October 21-22, 2016 Conference Website Abstract Deadline: June 1, 2016 Good evening. A panel dedicated to Alfred Hitchcock’s cinematic legacy is now forming for the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association’s 2016 conference. Moderated by Greg Chan from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the panel … Continue reading NEPCA Areas Seeking Paper Proposals

CFP: World Lit Papers for NEPCA

The World Literature area for the 2016 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2016 annual conference will be held from October 21-22, 2016 at Keene State College in Keene, NH. The NEPCA World Literature area welcomes papers that explore both individual works of world literature as … Continue reading CFP: World Lit Papers for NEPCA

Northeast Studies Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association

Call for Papers – Northeast Studies The 2016 Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference will be held in Keene, New Hampshire from October 21-22.  Northeast Studies invites presentations on any aspect of New York or New England culture, including film, literature, politics, music, entertainment, and casinos. Possible topics of interest include: Entertainers/ entertainment such as Matt … Continue reading Northeast Studies Area of the Northeast Popular Culture Association

Bob Niemi’s New Book

NEPCA board member, two-term former president, and good friend Bob Niemi of St. Michael's College has just published his sixth book, The Cinema of Robert Altman: Hollywood Maverick (Columbia University Press). You can order the book for yourself and/or your school library here: http://cup.columbia.edu/book/the-cinema-of-robert-altman/9780231176279   

Note from Martin Manning: New Chair of New England Studies for PCAACA

Martin Manning has replaced Dr. Carol Mitchell  as area chair for New England Studies. Carol has stepped down as area chair upon her retirement from Springfield College. Call for Papers – New England Studies. The 2015 Popular Culture Association Conference will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from April 1-4. The New England Studies Area … Continue reading Note from Martin Manning: New Chair of New England Studies for PCAACA