CFP: Cultures of Risk: Management, Speculation, Symptom (15 March)

Cultures of Risk: Management, Speculation, Symptom A Fictions of Threat, Americanist Symposium Hosted by the School of English and the Sussex Centre for American Studies at the University of Sussex 30th June-2nd July 2016 Calculations of risk and quantifications of uncertainty are deeply embedded in the production of modernity.  From the Cold War, through the…

CFP: Art, Politics and Performance in the Black Atlantic, 1789-2016 (8 March)

Art, Politics and Performance in the Black Atlantic 1789-2016 – April 14-15 2016 Performances: Thursday 14 April    Tayo Aluko in the internationally acclaimed Call Mr Robeson about Paul Robeson’s art and politics. Friday 15 April    Benbo Productions from Dublin’s Performance of Donal O’Kelly’s award-winning The Cambria about Frederick Douglass’s 1845 trip to Ireland Keynote Speakers: Professor George Lipsitz (University…

CFP: Society for the History of Women in the Americas Conference (4 April 2016)

  Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference Wednesday 29th June 2016 Royal Holloway, University of LondonThe Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its ninth annual conference, co-organised with The Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London. The theme…

CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture (14 March 2016)

  CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture An interdisciplinary conference at King’s College London, organised by the American Studies Research Group. Discourses on the concept of collective cultural memory and histories are prevalent in modern society. They are a way of asserting group identity and also serve to exclude those who reject them.…

CFP: Final Call for NSRN International Conference on Indigenous Environments (12 February 2016)

CFP: FINAL CALL FOR NSRN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTS Native Studies Research Network, UK Fourth International Conference further details: http://www.nsrn-uk.org/ Call for Papers: Indigenous Environments: Contested, Negotiated, Sustained An international conference hosted by the Native Studies Research Network, UK, University of East Anglia, Norwich, July 6-8, 2016 The Native Studies Research Network, UK, invites…

CFP: International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium (29 February 2016)

The Ninth Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium University of Exeter, England May 30 – June 4, 2016 Invitation for Applications to the 9th Transatlantic Walt Whitman Seminar Founded in Paris in 2007, the Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association (TWWA) invites students, researchers, and Whitman enthusiasts to participate in its 9th annual Whitman Week, consisting…

CFP: American Studies Association of Norway Conference (15 April 2016)

CFP: “Fear and friendliness in the United States” American Studies Association of Norway Oslo, Norway Oct. 28-30, 2016 Conference venue: Scandic Helsfyr, Oslo The American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) is a professional, academic organization for people who are actively interested in American Studies. ASANOR is pleased to call for proposals for its 41st annual…

CFP: Migration Network of the Social Science History Association (20 February 2016)

CFPs: Migration Network of the Social Science History Association (SSHA) 41st Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Date and Location: Chicago, Illinois, November 17-20, 2016 Conference Theme: “Beyond Social Science History: Knowledge in an Interdisciplinary World” Submission Deadline: February 20th, 2016 The SSHA is the leading interdisciplinary association for historical research in the…