Apologies for cross posting!
I wanted to inform the list that the NEPCA conference destination has been announced for November 15-16th in Portsmouth, New Hampshire at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel. We're looking forward to a great conference and have opened up the call for papers.
We have been a well-attended conference for years that offers a welcoming, encouraging and (reasonably) affordable event for graduate students, independent scholars, and scholars of all experience to present their current and forthcoming research.
Our areas for proposals include: American Literature and Fiction, Belief, Celebrity and Fan Studies, Celtic Studies, Comics and Graphic Novels, Crime in Fact and Fiction, Dance, Digital Media and Gaming Culture, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fashion and Body Image, Film & History, Food, Foodways and Culture, Genders, Sex and Sexualities, Global Cultures, Health, Disease and Popular Culture, History and Uses of the Past, Humor, Labor Studies, Libraries, Archives, Collecting & Publishing, Marketing and Advertising, Monsters and the Monstrous, Music, New England Studies, Philosophy and Popular Culture, Politics, Civic Life and Popular Culture, Psychology and Popular Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Romance/Popular Romance Fiction, Science and Technology, Sports, Storytelling: Constructing Oral and Written Narratives, Teaching and Popular Culture, Television, Travel, Urban Studies, War, Peace and Culture, World Literature.
You can find descriptions of these categories on our website and also, if none of these fit perfectly, you can contact me for advice on where to submit.
Please submit your proposal via the online form: https://goo.gl/forms/QdMp1Ov9bUKYTSin1 Both proposals for individual papers and complete panels will be considered. The deadline for proposals is June 1, 2019.
If you have questions about the conference in general, please reach out to me, Lance Eaton, firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions related to specific areas should be directed to the area chairs on the link above.