CFP: Northeast Popular Culture Association: Video Gaming and Digital Media

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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.

For the video gaming and digital media area, we are especially interested in papers using concepts from literary and cultural theory to critique / analyze / explore video games and other non-linear visual and digital media. However, all papers on digital media will receive full consideration.

NEPCA Fall Conference information, including the paper proposal form, can be found at Please complete the form with abstract and send to the 2014 Program Chair Bob Hackey ( and to the video gaming and digital media area chair, Jeffrey P. Cain ( Please be sure to include the acronym NEPCA in the email subject line. The deadline for proposals is Monday, June 9, 2014.


Jeffrey P. Cain, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of English HC221A

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT 06825


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