The deadline for submission of article to The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies has been extended until 1st April 2015. The journal publishes scholarly articles and reviews relating to all aspects of gothic and horror literature, film, new media, television, and beyond. Please see the About Page of the website (http://irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com/aboutus.html) for further details.
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.
Trust you are well.
Currently, I am in the process of editing a forthcoming book titled “Harnessing Social Media as a Knowledge Management Tool”, to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research. I would like to take this opportunity to cordially invite you to contribute a book chapter for consideration in this book.
Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (fewer than five years since qualification) that explore the notion or thematic “Terror Australis.”
Somewhere among all the links in my belated contribution to H-PCAACA's Space in Popular Culture month, one more link was lost. Here is the video Poetic Kinetics produced documenting Escape Velocity's construction and appearance at Coachella.
35th Ephemera Society of America Annual Conference, March 20-22, 2015, Old Greenwich, CT
March 20 through Sunday, March 22, 2015 is ESA35 – the thirty-fifth annual conference of the Ephemera Society of America, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015
School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Friday June 12th 2015
Conference papers invited to explore the literary, cultural, and theoretical aspects of food and feasting in traditional outlaw narratives, or texts that have characters who are outsiders, tricksters, transgressors, or marginals. This session will consider the presence and function of food and feast in texts (broadly defined), with an eye to considering whether and how instances of food preparation and eating can be said to display, to develop, or to subvert the conventional ideas of community and fellowship most commonly associated with foods and feasts.
An argument could be made that any exhibit in a museum is part of popular culture. Galileo’s geometric compass helped navigators use the stars to traverse distances, and then it became an outdated bit of scrap, and then it becomes something different once placed in a museum and available for view.
#GiantAstonaut at the Science Museum of Minnesota. It's difficult to capture to full scale of the sculpture--it's really big--in a way that doesn't feel too cramped--it feels surprisingly light and airy in the enormous space it occupies.