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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: Northeast Popular Culture Association: Video Gaming and Digital Media

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on the topic of digital media for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25, 2014 on the campus of Providence College in Providence, RI. NEPCA prides itself on holding conferences which emphasize sharing ideas in a non-competitive and supportive environment. We welcome proposals from graduate students, junior faculty, and senior scholars. NEPCA conferences offer intimate and nurturing sessions in which new ideas and works-in-progress can be aired, as well as completed projects.

CFP: 100 Best Bands

This three-volume encylopedia is in the final stages with a few entries left to complete. The style of music for the remaining bands ranges widely. Each entry is slated for 4500 words with emphasis on band history and impact, selected discography, and bibliography. Short list of open entries is available upon request.

David Moskowitz

Professor of Music

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD 57069

Email: 100bestbands@gmail.com

(Ed. note - Changed the email address to .com from .ocm as it appeared in the original call)


Re: H-PCAACA Editors Wanted

Hiya folks!

I am grateful for the strong response this Call for Editors received. If you are still interested but did not reply, please send your expressions of interest to editorial-PCAACA@mail.h-net.msu.edu so the new editors of H-PCAACA can know of your interest. 


Patrick Cox

H-NET VP for Networks


CFP: American Childhood in 25 Artifacts

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA), the Children and Childhood Studies Area of MAPACA will curate a new online collection titled “American Childhood in 25 Artifacts” to be housed on H-PCAACA