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

Sharing NEPCA Members’ Scholarship & Endeavors

Greetings NEPCA Community, We recently realized that we could be doing more to promote and cross-pollinate the research that our members are doing every year.  We are regularly impressed with the different articles, books, blogs, and other academic (and creative) content that you regularly put out there and we want to make sure the rest … Continue reading Sharing NEPCA Members’ Scholarship & Endeavors

New York Public Library Research Fellowships

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer short-term research fellowships to support graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent researchers.  Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections to support projects in the humanities, business, and the fine and performing arts are encouraged to apply. Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a … Continue reading New York Public Library Research Fellowships

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: H-Sport Teaching Initiative – Syllabi and Assignments

H-SPORT is currently seeking contributions for our Teaching Initiative project. Presently, we are looking for syllabi and assignments that focus on media, literature, philosophy, law, policy, management, sociology, and history of sport. Because we are an interdisciplinary list other categories in the sport-teaching field are also welcome. Our goal with the Teaching Initiative project is to offer a … Continue reading CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: H-Sport Teaching Initiative – Syllabi and Assignments

Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Sports

New Books in Sports (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/sports/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on sports. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of sports scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com. New Books in Sports is part of the … Continue reading Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Sports

Pop Culture Institute at Bowling Green

"Exploring the Archives: Fifty Years of Popular Culture" For the second time, the PCA/ACA and Bowling Green State University are jointly sponsoring a summer research institute on the Bowling Green, Ohio campus from Sunday, May 21 through Thursday, May 25, 2017. This institute will introduce a small group of scholars from across the country and … Continue reading Pop Culture Institute at Bowling Green

Theo Bikel: Revisiting the American Folk Music Revival

THEODORE BIKEL While I’m Here Red House 286   Theo Bikel’s While I’m Here is a magical trip down Memory Lane. If this name rings no bells, your cultural/musical education contains a gap that this double-CD can bridge. Bikel (1924-2015) was a seminal figure in the middle period of the Folk Revival (1947-1965). Bikel was … Continue reading Theo Bikel: Revisiting the American Folk Music Revival

New Film on Feminist Literature and Romance Novels

LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS: http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c924.shtml a film about women filmmakers, is now available. Romance novels comprise over a billion dollars a year in book sales, outselling science fiction, fantasy, and mystery combined. So why is the genre so often dismissed as frivolous “scribble” rather than elevated as a radical literary form that pushes the envelope on … Continue reading New Film on Feminist Literature and Romance Novels