The Journal of Popular Culture

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The Journal of Popular Culture  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Culture
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
1968 to present
ISSN 0022-3840

The Journal of Popular Culture (JPC) is a peer-reviewed academic journal and the official publication of the Popular Culture Association. The organization holds national conference annually, usually within the continental United States, with the American Culture Association. There are also several regional conferences held annually.

The Journal of Popular Culture publishes academic essays on all aspects of popular or mass culture.

All submissions to the Journal of Popular Culture are subject to peer-review prior to publication. After a submission for a potential article is received at the journal's offices it is sent to academic experts in areas related to the submission's topic. If the reviewers approve the article for publication it will be published in a subsequent edition of the Journal.

The Journal of Popular Culture began publication in 1967. At the time it was located at Bowling Green State University and edited by Ray B. Browne. It is now headquartered at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan and is published six times a year, printed by Wiley-Blackwell. The editor is Ann E. Larabee.

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