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The Food, Foodways and Culture area of the Northeastern Popular/American Culture Association is inviting paper submissions for its Fall 2018 conference at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA from October 19-20, 2018.
This area explores intersections among food, eating, and popular culture. Possible topics of interest include the following:
- The history of food and dining
- Depictions of food and dining in popular culture
- Connections among food, eating and identity
- The history and culture of restaurants
- Food festivals and cooking competitions
- Cookbooks as popular culture
- The Food Network and celebrity chefs
Works of fiction and memoirs will not be considered unless they are part of a broader, analytical presentation.
Proposals for both individual papers and full panels are invited. Papers should appeal to a broad audience.
The deadline for submission of paper proposals is June 1, 2018. Information on submitting proposals can be found on the NEPCA website: https://nepca.blog/2018-conference/. Please use the NEPCA Paper Proposal Submission Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfV8Z8Q2BEcqlhd-9zFfJI1MWrVK03gbFAG7cxt_ta15eZPWw/viewform
For additional information contact Ann Kordas, Dept. of Humanities, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI, firstname.lastname@example.org