CFP: Film, Media, and Music Conference (Long Beach Indie International Film Festival)

The Long Beach Indie International Film Festival is looking for scholars, filmmakers, archivists, musicians, journalists, and digital media producers to bring their art, intellect, and energy to its 2015 Film, Media, and Music Conference. It welcomes  individual papers and full panels representing any topic (e.g. theory, production, history, criticism, preservation, etc.) related to film, television, music, mass … Continue reading CFP: Film, Media, and Music Conference (Long Beach Indie International Film Festival)

CFA: Digital America Issue no. 5 | Now Accepting Submissions

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 5. It seeks critical essays, film, artwork, design, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and new global networks of power and influence are shaping American life. All submissions should … Continue reading CFA: Digital America Issue no. 5 | Now Accepting Submissions

NEw England Studies Area for PCA

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 invites presentations on any aspect of New England popular culture: Film; Literature; Politics; History; Music; Food; Sports; Celebrities; Entertainment; Gambling/Casinos; Fishing Industry; Tourism, Economics, and numerous other … Continue reading NEw England Studies Area for PCA

Call for Papers: Food and Utopia

Utopian Studies, the interdisciplinary journal of the Society for Utopian Studies, seeks essays for a special issue on utopian foodways, broadly conceived.  Essays which employ or revise theories of utopia and/or food practices of the last decade are especially welcome. Topics might include, but are not limited to: •       Food in intentional … Continue reading Call for Papers: Food and Utopia

The Irish Way: Book Review

The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City. By James R. Barrett. New York: Penguin USA. ISBN: 978-0-312280-7.     James Barrett, a history professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana, reminds us that the Irish were “America’s first ethnic group” in the sense that they were the first ”diasporic people” (3), unlike … Continue reading The Irish Way: Book Review

CALL FOR AUTHORS: Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives

This comprehensive project will be published by SAGE Reference and will be marketed to academic and public libraries as a print and services. The General Editor, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, is Dr. Scott C. Martin, Bowling Green State University. Alcohol is currently making assignments with a deadline of August 16, 2013. SAGE Publications offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE … Continue reading CALL FOR AUTHORS: Alcohol: Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives