The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia brings together scholars, students, teachers, artists and writers who have a shared interest in the Gothic. The Association is academic in nature and takes an interdisciplinary perspective which unites all aspects of Gothic culture, including literature, film, music, technology, popular culture, architecture, and fashion.
Popular Culture Association and /American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
The individuals who comprise the PCA/ACA are a group of scholars and enthusiasts who study popular culture. The PCA/ACA offers a venue to come together and share ideas and interests about the field or about a particular subject within the field. It also provides publication opportunities and sponsors the PCA/ACA Endowment.
European Popular Culture Association (EUPOP)
The European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) promotes the study of popular culture from, in, and about Europe. Popular culture involves a wide range of activities, material forms and audiences. This may include European Film (past and present), Television, Music, Celebrity, The Body, Fashion, New Media, Comics and Popular Literature, Games and Gaming, Sport, Heritage, and Curation. At our annual EUPOP conference, specialist streams include themes such as Violence (Horror), Commodification of Popular Culture, Sport, Spirituality (the Occult), Nationalism and its Ideological Forms, Paganism (Celtic Studies, Nordic Mythologies), and Technology. The EPCA aims to examine and discuss these different aspects as they relate both to Europe and to Europeans across the globe, whether contemporary or historical.