Saturday, June 04, 2016

CFP: Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collections area (Northeast Popular/American Culture Association 2016 Fall Meeting)

Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Call for Papers: Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collections area


The Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Collections area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association welcomes paper submissions from librarians, archivists, curators, graduate students, faculty, collectors, writers, patrons, and researchers of popular culture and information settings of all types. We encourage panel proposals, as well as, individual submissions.
NEPCA’s 2016 fall conference will be held on the campus of Keene State College (Keene, NH) the weekend of October 20‐21, 2016 . The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2016 . Some suggested topics:
  • Histories and profiles of museums, archives, libraries, and other popular culture resources.
  • Intellectual freedom or cultural sensitivity issues related to popular culture resources.
  • Book clubs and reading groups, city‐ or campus‐wide reading programs.
  • Collection building and popular culture resources.
  • Organization and description of popular culture resources.
  • New media formats and popular culture in libraries, archives, or museums.
  • New media, digital literacies, databases, content management systems, access and discovery systems, websites (such as wikis, YouTube, Google, Amazon, eBay, etc.) and their impact on libraries and popular culture collections.
  • Public libraries and librarians supporting programming and outreach around popular culture resources (graphic novels, streaming video, etc.)
  • Other topics welcome!!!

Libraries, Archives, Museums and Collections Area Chair: Julie A. DeCesare, Providence College
Online Paper Proposal Submission Form (submit form by June 15, 2016):