EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…

CFP: Special Issue of Southern Quarterly: Replaying Gone with the Wind (1 December)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Foodways in the South Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018) Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on foodways in the South. We are interested in interdisciplinary scholarly articles, unpublished archival materials, and photo essays that examine…

CFP: New Directions in American Philanthropy (7 June)

New Directions in American Philanthropy Sheffield Hallam University 14-15 September 2017 Meaning, literally, “love of all mankind”, the historian Lawrence J. Friedman has framed philanthropy as ‘a collective form of charitable giving.’ In the nearly two centuries since Alexis De Tocqueville’s observation that the United States is a ‘nation of joiners,’ volunteerism and philanthropy have…

CFP: HELAAS Summer School (5 June)

Call for Participation The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor)…

CFP: HELAAS Conference: The Politics of Space and the Humanities (31 May)

Call for Papers The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the support of the Fulbright Foundation Greece (70th Anniversary of American Studies in Greece) invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference – The Politics of Space and the Humanities – to be…

CFP: Cold War Counterculture: 1968 and Further (15 May)

Cold War Counterculture: 1968, and Further The Sixties saw a florescence of countercultural dissentient operations, happenings, activist movements, thought experiments and challenges to status quo in mind and body. What is often neglected is how energized the protest movements were not only by resistance to specific conflicts like the Vietnam War, but by active dismantling of Cold War ideology.…

CFP: BRANCA Symposium (15 May 2017)

BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium: The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century U.S. November 17-18, 2017 Streatham Campus, University of Exeter Plenary speakers: ·         Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet (Professor of American Literature, University of Lausanne, Switzerland). Author of The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Ashgate 2010). ·         Lloyd Pratt (Drue Heinz Professor of American Literature, University…

Registration open: Hardboiled History: A Noir Lens on America’s Past (19 May)

Last Chance to Register for Hardboiled History: A Noir Lens on America’s Past Hardboiled History is an interdisciplinary conference that brings together researchers interested in the ways contemporary media represents and reinterprets history, by exploring how and why “noir” resurfaces in depictions of America’s past across mediums. It features keynote addressed from Dr. Helen Hanson (Exeter) and graphic novelist and…

CFP: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (13 August)

HOTCUS Annual Postgraduate Conference: ‘Contesting Power: Rights, Justice, and Dissent in America and Beyond’ Saturday, 21 October 2017, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge Keynote Speaker: Dr Kerry Pimblott, University of Manchester The United States has recently witnessed dissent on a scale unprecedented in recent decades.  Mass protests like the Women’s March on Washington, Black Lives…

CFP: Magazines on the Move: North American Periodicals and Travel (5 May)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Magazines on the Move: North American Periodicals and Travel A one-day seminar hosted by the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, in collaboration with the Network for American Periodical Studies  Tuesday 6th June 2017, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus Keynote speaker: Professor Andrew Thacker (Nottingham Trent University) Organisers:      Prof Tim Youngs…