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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. New Books in Sports is part of the … Continue reading Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Sports
Longtime NEPCA member and former president Peter C. Holloran (Worcester State University) has published a revised and expanded second edition of Historical Dictionary of New England (Rowman & Littlefield).
Here's a link for Intellect's latest newsletter that will inform you of new cultural studies books and journals.
The editors of H-PCAACA are seeking a few volunteers to write 1-2 reviews of films, video games, or TV shows per month. Anyone interested in popular culture and who would like to review popular entertainment from a scholarly perspective is welcome to volunteer. These reviews will be peer-edited before posting. They will not focus on books and … Continue reading Reviewers Needed
On behalf of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) board, we are pleased to announce that the February 2016 edition ofCelebrity Culture and Social Inquiry has been published. The February 2016 edition includes: 3rd International CMCS Conference Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists and celebrities selling? Accepted delegates are encouraged to complete … Continue reading Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) February 2016 Edition
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