CFP: European Beat Studies Network (15 February 2016)

EUROPEAN BEAT STUDIES NETWORK CFP—Final Call EBSN Annual Conference Manchester 27-29 June 2016 We invite proposals for the Fifth Annual Conference of the EBSN, which will take place in Manchester, UK, from 27–29 June, at The Wonder Inn (http://www.thewonderinn.co.uk), in the vibrant heart of the city. As always, papers on any aspect of Beat creativity…

Registration Open: Surveillance, Society, Culture (26-28 February)

Registration is now open for the international Conference “Surveillance | Society | Culture” that will be organized by the American Studies Department at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen (Germany) this February (26th-28th). The conference is free and is open to the public. All details about registration can be found at: https://surveillanceconference2016.wordpress.com/  

CFP: OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School (1 March 2016)

We invite applications from PhD students and early career researchers for the third edition of OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School, a one-week school that will take place at Università Orientale’s Conference Center in Procida, off the coast of Naples, Italy, from May 29 to June 3, 2016. Confirmed speakers: Jonathan Arac, Cristina Bacchilega, John Bryant,…

CFP: GSNAS Graduate Conference (7 February 2016)

GSNAS Graduate Conference 2016 Flows and Undercurrents Dimensions of (Im)mobility in North America June 2-4, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin From lived realities to theoretical discourses, issues of mobility are at the core of many contemporary debates both within North America and globally. (Im)mobility transcends disciplinary boundaries and topics, generating disparate perspectives surrounding…

CFP: SSAWW Conference – Border Crossings: Translation, Migration and Gender in the Americas, the Transpacific, and the Transatlantic (31 August 2016)

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific Society for the Study of American Women Writers & Université Bordeaux Montaigne Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie DurransTo maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on liminality and hybrid lives, we would like…

CFP: BrANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop (12 February 2016)

BrANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop Keele University 18 March 2016 We are pleased to invite papers for the BrANCH postgraduate and early career workshop, to be held at Keele University on March 18th, 2016. The workshop provides a forum for the constructive consideration and discussion of thesis chapters, potential journal submissions and conference papers.…

CFP: (Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (3 April 2016)

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self 8th and 9th September 2016 An Interdisciplinary Conference at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation Co-organised by Gul Dag and Sandra Mills University of HullDiscourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society. The relationship between the mind and the body – whether…

CFP: Scottish Association for the Study of America Annual Conference (31 January 2016)

Call for Papers Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Scottish Association for the Study of America. Hosted by the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling Saturday, 5th March 2016 The Scottish Association for the Study of America (SASA) was formed in 1999 to encourage study of North America in Scotland. The annual one-day conference…

CFP: Bowie’s Books: David Bowie, Language and Literature (29 April 2016)

Call for Papers Bowie’s Books: David Bowie, Literature, and Language English and Creative Writing at the University of Northampton University of Northampton, Friday 13 January 2017 As an artist, David Bowie is famous for crossing boundaries of genre, form, and identity. But the touring “David Bowie Is” exhibition, curated by the V&A, has not only…

CFP: Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present Conference (26 March 2016)

  ASAP/8 CFP: Alternatives to the Present  How and to what ends do the contemporary arts conceptualize, represent, and model new spaces and temporalities? In recent years, much has been said about the difficulty of representing new spaces and times at “the end of history.” Fredric Jameson and Mark Fisher have famously pronounced that it…