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NEPCA 2024 - CfP Storytelling and Narrative (NEPCA)

Organization: NEPCA
Event: NEPCA
Categories: Digital Humanities, Graduate Conference, Pedagogy, Genre & Form, Rhetoric & Composition, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry
Event Date: 2024-10-03 to 2024-10-05 Abstract Due: 2024-06-15

The 2024 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) will host its annual conference this fall as a hybrid conference from Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5. Virtual sessions will take place on Thursday evening and Friday morning via Zoom, and in-person sessions will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Nichols College, Dudley, Massachusetts. 
The storytelling and narrative area is accepting proposals that explore the multifaceted nature and role of storytelling. We invite submissions from all theoretical and methodological perspectives. Submissions should have a connection to how storytelling and narrative plays a role in popular culture including, but not limited to, topics such as:
·       How narrative is used in connection to personal experiences 
·       The educational value of storytelling
·       Utilization for understanding cultural influences
·       Highlighting oral, visual, written, and/or digital storytelling in popular culture
·       Storytelling through film, books, video games, music, etc.
·       Storytelling in theme parks (or other physical places)
·       How storytelling drives change in popular culture
The call will be open until June 15, 2024. You can submit your proposal at the following link, which will ask the following questions about your proposal:
·       Proposal Type (Single Presentation or Panel)
·       Subject Area
·       Working Title
·       Academic Affiliation (if any)
·       Abstract (250 words)
·       Short bio (50-200 words)

For more information, please visit our 2024 Conference Page (https://nepca.blog/2024-conference-page/).
If you have any questions regarding the proposal submission, please reach out to Kristi Gatto (kngatto@gmail.com)
If you have any questions about the conference, please reach out to Lance Eaton, the Executive Secretary (northeastpopculture@gmail.com).



Kristi Gatto