CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

CFP: Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America (1 March 2018)

“Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America.” 17-18 July, 2018 – University of Kent Keynote Speakers: Professor Helen Small, Pembroke College, University of Oxford Professor Priscilla Wald, Duke University This conference aims to stimulate a wide-ranging discussion about the interactions between British and American literature, education, and the sciences of the mind between 1850-1950.…

CFP: Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches (21 September)

“Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018 Call for Papers For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred…

CFP: The USAbroad Journal

The USAbroad Editorial committee is pleased to announce that the call for submissions of articles is now open! The articles, written in English, should investigate any aspects of U.S. history and politics: social, economic and intellectual developments, relations of gender, race and class, foreign policy, international relations, history of policies and institutions. The journal pays…

CFP: BAAS Postgraduate Conference (21 August)

Call for Papers We hold these truths to be self-evident: Post-Truth & American Myths A BAAS/CHASE Postgraduate Conference Hosted by the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex 25-26 November 2017 “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it”- Jonathan Swift When we approach the concept of truth, we are confronted with a minefield of epistemological…

CFP: The American Weird: Ecologies and Geographies (15 August)

The American Weird:  Ecologies & Geographies (Call for Papers) “The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.”  —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.”…

CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium (21 August)

Call for Papers We hold these truths to be self-evident: Post-Truth & American Myths A BAAS/CHASE Postgraduate Conference Hosted by the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex 25-26 November 2017 “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it”- Jonathan Swift When we approach the concept of truth, we are confronted with a minefield of epistemological…

Forthcoming BAAS Annual Conferences

  Forthcoming BAAS Annual Conferences   The CFP for next year’s joint conference of EAAS and BAAS (4-7 April 2018), to be held in London, is now open. Further details can be found on the conference webpage:http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/eventrecords/2017-18/EBAAS-2018-London.aspx The 2019 BAAS Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Sussex. This will take place 25-27…

CFP: Journal of Festive Studies (1 November 2017)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the H-Celebration network, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018. The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and…

CFP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story (31 January 2018)

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story Guest Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series AmericanHorror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of a Special Issue for the European Journal of American Culture. Over six…