CFP: Edited Collection on Joe Brainard (15 August)

Edited Collection on Joe Brainard deadline for submissions:  August 15, 2016 full name / name of organization:  Yasmine Shamma, Honors College of Florida Atlantic University contact email:  yshamma@fau.edu Edited Collection on Joe Brainard First and Second Generation New York School poetry is so frequently lined with or bound by Joe Brainard’s artwork that its material…

CALL FOR REVIEWERS: European Journal of American Studies

The European Journal of American Culture (Intellect Ltd) is seeking reviewers for forthcoming issues of the interdisciplinary journal. We are particularly interested in expanding the journal’s current scope, and are looking to review not only academic texts, but also new fiction, poetry and non-fiction; film and television; photography and art books; and video games. We want the…

CFP: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (15 July)

HOTCUS Annual Postgraduate Conference: ‘Winning minds and hearts: constructing national identity in US history.’ Friday 9th September 2016, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Keynote speaker: Dr Simon Hall (Senior Lecturer in American History, Leeds University) On 1 February 1943, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asserted that ‘Americanism is a matter of the mind and the heart.’ Just a year…

CALL FOR CHAIRS: NSRN Indigenous Environments Conference (6-8 July)

PANEL CHAIRS sought for NSRN Indigenous Environments conference, July 6-8, at UEA Conference Registration: https://www.uea.ac.uk/american-studies/indigenous-environments-conference WEDNESDAY 6th JULY PANEL 1: ARTISTIC ENVIRONMENTS CHAIR: GARETH CLAYTON (University of East Anglia, UK and University of Victoria, Canada) “Sga gisdll: Storyline”: The renaming of formline through the Haida language project of Gwaai and Jaalen Edenshaw DENIZ BAKER (Glyndwr University, UK) ‘Everything depends…

CFP: The Global Pursuit of Equality: Women, Networks and Networking, 1800-2000 (10 August)

Call for Papers The Global Pursuit of Equality: Women, Networks, and Networking 1800-2000 26-27th September 2016, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Following the interdisciplinary graduate and early career researchers workshop held in May 2016 on the theme of ‘The global pursuit of equality: women, networks and networking 1800-2000’, the next event will be…

CFP: The Day Before Frank O’Hara Died: Frank O’Hara and Friends (27 May)

CALL FOR PAPERS The Day Before O’Hara Died: Frank O’Hara and Friends A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of the New York Poet, 50 years on   When: Sunday, July 24th, 2016; 11.00am – 8.00pm Where: The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH What: This one-day colloquium will bring together poets, academics and members of the public to…

CFP: International Spanish Association for American Studies Conference (15 October 2016)

I am pleased to inform you about the “13th International Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) Conference. Understanding (Human) Nature” which will be held at the University of Extremadura. Cáceres (Spain), 5 – 7 April 2017. I would be very grateful if you could forward this information to scholars, researchers and colleagues who might be…

CFP: The Power of Hip Hop (16 May)

Call for Submissions: The Power of Hip Hop A one-day seminar on the role of hip hop in affecting positive social change Papers from academics, practitioners and postgraduate students encouraged Type: Seminar Date: Friday 8th July 2016-04-14 Location: Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, London, UK Subject Fields: Contemporary History, Humanities, Politics, African American History, International Development, Contemporary & Popular Music…

CFP: Fictions of Management (15 June)

Call for Papers: “Fictions of Management,” an international conference held at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, December 8-10, 2016 Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2016. The theory and practice of modern business management arose in the late nineteenth century in the United States as a response to unstable markets, labor unrest, and…

CFP: Sound and Vision: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the 1950s (10 May)

Sound and Vision: interdisciplinary approaches to the 1950s School of History, Art History and Philosophy, University of Sussex, 9th-10th June 2016 Call for Papers This two-day workshop will draw together early career researchers and more established scholars working on aspects of the 1950s. The workshop is open to all those who work on the period,…