The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Music & Culture for its fall conference to be held on the campus of Providence College in Providence, RI on the weekend of October 24-25, 2014. The deadline is June 1, 2014.
NEPCA welcomes both individual papers and complete panels. We also encourage works in progress, and informal presentations. The only restrictions on presentations are:
The proposal should be rooted in research. We do not automatically exclude original poetry, composed works of fiction, or musical/dance/storytelling performance, but such works must be connected to greater theoretical and research frameworks.
NEPCA generally avoids proposals whose intent is overtly commercial.
Area chairs can also help you determine whether your proposal needs refining. You should consult with the area chair before finalizing your proposal and submitting it to the program chair.
Upon acceptance, fill out the 2014 Registration Form found and return it to NEPCA’s Executive Secretary in advance of the conference. If you do not preregister, NEPCA might have to repost a call for papers and remove you from the conference lineup.
Christopher Scott Gleason, Ph.D.
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
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