CFP: American Politics Group Conference 2017 (31 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2017 ‘Change and Continuity in U.S. Politics’ Call for Papers The forty-third annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political StudiesAssociation will be held at the University of Leicester (UK) from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January 2017. The keynote speaker will be…

CFP: BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 (25 October)

BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 The British Association of American Studies (BrANCA) invites proposals for a special panel at the British Association for American Studies Conference, 6-8 April 2017 at Canterbury Christchurch University. Each year BrANCA hosts a special panel at BAAS showcasing progressive, interdisciplinary work on the United States in the long nineteenth…

CFP: aspeers: “American Monsters” (23 October)

CfP “American Monsters” aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as…

CFP: Borders vs. Bridges: (Trans)Nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (2 December)

Call For Papers Borders vs Bridges: (Trans)nationalism in the Americas since 1968 3rd Annual Conference 11-12 May 2017   Keynote Speakers: Prof. Cathy McIlwaine (QMUL) & Dr. Nick Witham (UCL-IA)   For a long time, transnational trends have inspired social, political, economic and cultural transformations across the globe. In the Americas, and particularly since 1968,…

CFP: Heidelberg Spring Academy (15 November)

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 14th Annual Spring Academy Conference Heidelberg, Germany, 20-24 March, 2017 /Call for Papers/ The fourteenth HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held from March 20-24, 2017. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with…

CFP: Thoreau From Across the Pond (1 October)

International Symposium October 19-20, 2017 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon (France)  Thoreau from across the pond Organized by Julien Nègre (ENS de Lyon) François Specq (ENS de Lyon) and Laura Dassow Walls (University of Notre Dame) Guest speakers (confirmed): –        Professor Branka Arsić (Columbia University) –        Professor William Rossi (University of Oregon) In honor…

CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First Century Writing (30 April 2017)

Since its publication in 2014, Canadian author Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven has attracted enthusiastic critical responses. This post-apocalyptic novel won an Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction in 2015 and was shortlisted for many other awards, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. In this OLH Special…

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…

CALL FOR REVIEWERS: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (9 September)

Call for reviewers: HOTCUS PG Conference This year HOTCUS is collaborating with US Studies Online to cover the debates and papers at this year’s HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (9 September, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne). They are calling for reviewers to cover a number of panels to draw out significant debates and offer critical commentary on the themes…