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H-PCAACA is seeking new Editors to join the team. See our Call for Editors for more info. 

In the meantime, we're still posting all the CFP's, announcements, queries, and news H-PCAACA's 2000+ subscribers have always appreciated. To submit them, simply scroll down to the "Write New Discussion Post" link on this page. Enter your post in the field that pops up, add a few tags (or "keywords"), and click "Review" at the bottom of the page. Everything look OK? Then click "Submit to Editor" at the bottom of the review page and that's it! 

Welcome to H-PCAACA, a member of the H-NET Humanities Online initiative. H-PCAACA encourages scholarly collaboration and discussion about popular, American and world cultures. This network, affiliated with The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, also serves as an invitation for scholars and graduate students to join the activities of these internationally recognized organizations.

Recent Content

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies, MAPACA

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and
American Culture Association invites you to participate in the 25th annual
MAPACA conference. Papers in this area examine the impact of popular
culture on children and childhood, as well as the role of children and
young adults as influencers and creators of popular and American culture.

Film & History Conference News!


2014 Film & History Conference

Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories

October 29-November 2, 2014

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Madison, WI (USA)

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2014


We are very excited to announce that Film & History's 2014 Keynote speaker will be Dr. Tom Gunning!

CFP: Teaching Popular Culture

There are two calls within this CFP for the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association annual conference on October 24-25 at Providence College in Providence, RI

Call for Papers:  Teaching Popular Culture

If you have a paper to present on teaching popular culture, we would love to have you at the conference.  The paper could be focused on teaching popular culture as its own course, or a popular-culture type course, or on some element of popular culture that you teach within a course.

Call for Discussants: Teaching Popular Culture

Clues 32.1: Tana French & Irish crime fiction; salute to Pat Browne

Volume 32.1 of Clues: A Journal of Detection (2014)—a theme issue on Tana French and Irish crime fiction—has been published. It also includes a tribute by Nancy Ellen Talburt to the late Pat Browne, the founding editor of Clues.

Link to the issue:

Elizabeth Foxwell
Managing Editor, Clues: A Journal of Detection
Editor, McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction (vol 6: James Ellroy)

CFP: Religion and Popular Culture

CFP: Religion and Popular Culture (MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, October 3–5, 2014): Deadline April 30, 2014