CFP: Special issue of European Journal of American Culture: Violence Interpreted (8 September)

Violence interpreted: Connections between the Violent Past of the United States and Conflict Today. Violent confrontations and racial discrimination have influenced the United States on multiple levels. At the beginning of the twentieth century the country confronted a wave of violent unrests that molded American society and prepared the ground for massive changes in political,…

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue (22 July)

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue The editorial committee of the Irish Journal of American Studies invites submissions for inclusion in a Special Issue of the journal on the work of Marilynne Robinson. To be published in Spring 2017, this Special Issue will explore the literary, historical, political, and religious contexts of Robinson’s writing, both fiction and non-fiction.…

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference (15 February 2017)

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation  October 5-7, 2017 University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American Studies Dublin, Ireland A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society (www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu) Our conference site in Dublin calls to mind issues of migration, immigration, emigration, colonization, revolution, and other changes that result from the movement of people, ideas, and…

CFP: BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures’ (12 September)

CFP: Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ 5-7 July 2017, Newcastle, UK Contributions are invited for a BAAS panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ a large-scale conference spanning across the discipline. The panel ‘Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation’ will explore the significances of, and engagements…

CFP: American Politics Group Conference (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 Studies Association will be held at the University of Leicester (UK) from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January 2017. The keynote speaker will…

CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (31 August)

Border Crossings: Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (SSAWW & Université Bordeaux Montaigne) Reminder: Individual paper deadline is 31 August 2016. PDF of the CFP is available here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/cfp-border-crossings-translation-migration-gender-in-the-americas-the-transatlantic-the-transpacific-deadline-august-31-2016/ Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie Durrans To maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BAAS Conference 2020 (31 December 2016)

The CFP for the British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (6-8 April 2017) is now open. Conference and panel proposals may be sent to BAAS2017@canterbury.ac.uk by 1 November 2016. Follow the conference on Twitter (@BAAS2017) and find more details here: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/american-studies/research/baas-annual-conference-2017.aspx In 2018 BAAS and the European Association for American Studies will jointly host the annual BAAS and biennial…

CFP: Black Love: A Symposium (9 January 2017)

Black Love: A Symposium The 80th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God September 14-16, 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS On September 18, 1937, Zora Neale Hurston’s seminal novel Their Eyes Were Watching God was published. It initially received tepid praise, at best, along with needlessly harsh criticism from fellow fiction writer Richard…

WORKSHOP: Economic History Society PGR Residential Course (15 August)

30 November – 3 December 2016 Chancellors, University of Manchester The Economic History Society offers 12 part-funded places on an intensive residential course designed to raise the quality and analytical rigour of doctoral dissertations in economic and social history; improve the communication skills of postgraduates; widen their approach to their subjects; and encourage them to form…