CFP: Remembering Annie Hall (31 March)

Remembering Annie Hall: A One Day Conference University of Sheffield 31st May 2017   Confirmed plenary speaker: Professor Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary, University of London)   CALL FOR PAPERS Since its release on 27th April 1977, Annie Hall has established itself as a key film for Woody Allen’s career and the history of romantic comedy more generally. At…

CFP: International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century (7 April)

International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century www.ihdtc.wordpress.com On 19th May 2017 Liverpool John Moores University will host the second annual International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century conference. After the success of last year’s conference, we are looking to continue again with the wide-range of themes relevant to international history and diplomacy in…

REGISTRATION: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (Postgraduate Bursaries deadline 17 April)

The American New Wave: A Retrospective This conference will consider The American New Wave’s cultural, political and aesthetic legacies fifty years since its birth. It will seek to look afresh at the films produced during its short lifespan and assess their continued significance. It will explore the films these directors produced in the years after…

CFP and Call for Art: “The Summer of Love”: A One Day Counter-cultural Event (1 March)

Call for Papers/Call for Art “The Summer of Love”: A One-Day Countercultural Event in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer of 1967 Queen’s University Belfast, 28 July 2017 The Summer of Love was not simply an American phenomenon but an occurrence with international and intercultural influence and significant social and political effects, transforming…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (4 February 2017)

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University) Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three…

Register now for Cold War Geographies (16 January 2017)

Cold War Geographies – Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the British Library’s Cold War Geographies symposium on Monday 16th January 2017, hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies. The symposium builds on The British Library’s current major exhibition Maps of the Twentieth Century: Drawing the Line to explore and assess how the Cold War changed boundaries,…

CFP: Borders vs Bridges – (Trans)Nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (Deadline extension 13 January)

We would hereby like to inform you that the call for papers for our 3rd International Conference, Borders vs. Bridges: (Trans)nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (original deadline 2 December) has been extended until 13 January. In addition, a slight alteration has been made to the conference theme which now reads: Borders vs. Bridges: Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Americas…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in African-American Civil Rights, UCL (2 December)

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available for 3 months approximately. The postholder will be required…

CFP: US Elections in Historical Perspective (20 September)

‘US Elections in Historical Perspective’ Symposium 8th November 2016, The Institute of Americas, UCL No one needs reminding that the 2016 election has been a race like no other. Two historically unpopular candidates are claiming democracy is under threat. Ideological coalitions are breaking apart and the spectre of re-alignment hangs over the party system. To…