PCL MS 213 The Future of Popular Culture Studies in the 21st Century
|Title||PCL MS 213 The Future of Popular Culture Studies in the 21st Century|
"The Future of Popular Culture Studies in the 2st Century" was the title of a conference honoring the retirement of Professor Ray B. Browne at Bowling Green State University's Department of Popular Culture on June 4-6, 1992. The collection includes one cubic foot of proceedings, correspondence, session proposals, papers and other documents, dating primarily from 1990 to 1992. The collection was transferred to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Dr. Michael Marsden in 1992. There are no restrictions placed on the use of this collection for scholarly purposes.
This finding aid was prepared by Eric Honneffer in October 2006.
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"The Future of Popular Culture Studies in the 21st Century" conference collection offers researchers a glimpse across the landscape of Popular Culture studies at the time of Ray B. Browne's 1992 retirement from the BGSU Popular Culture Department, which he established in 1973. Correspondence, session proposals and listings of past graduates mentored by Ray Browne may provide insights into scholarly endeavors of both colleagues and former students of Dr. Browne and showcase the impressive expanse of the popular culture movement. In addition, tributes to Ray Browne shed light on the impact he has had personally on the development and expansion of the academic study of popular culture.