CFP: Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction And Culture – DEADLINE EXTENDED

  Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium University of Birmingham, 02/10/2015. Deadline Extension – 01/09/2015 Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.…

CFP: Fourth Rhythm Changes Conference: Jazz Utopia

  The fourth Rhythm Changes conference: Jazz Utopia will take place at Birmingham City University in the United Kingdom from 14 to 17 April 2016. Keynote Speakers Professor Ingrid Monson (Harvard University) Professor Raymond MacDonald (University of Edinburgh) We invite paper submissions for Jazz Utopia, a four-day multi-disciplinary conference that brings together leading researchers across the arts…

CFP: University of Leeds American Studies Postgraduate Conference

  American Studies Postgraduate Conference DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 25 SEPTEMBER 2015 University of Leeds 9 October 2015 Proposals are invited for the first American Studies Postgraduate Conference at the University of Leeds, to be held on 9 October 2015. The event is intended to promote postgraduate research and innovation across the disciplines, and to provide…

CFP: Edited Collection on ‘Spaces and Surveillance: States and Selves’

  Edited Collection: Spaces of Surveillance: States and Selves Editors Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts London Dr. Antonia Mackay, Oxford Brookes University & Goldsmiths, University of London Call for Chapters Proposals submission deadline: 1st November 2015 Notification of acceptance: 1st December 2015 Full chapters due: 1st April 2016 Planned submission: June 2016 Introduction…

CFP: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of Birth of a Nation

  Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation The third and final symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation, takes place onFriday 13th November 2015 at the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: New Perspectives…

CFP: Symbolic Politics of Non-Representation in Contemporary Culture of Dissent

Workshop: Symbolic Politics of Non‑Representation in Contemporary Cultures of Dissent Deadline for Proposals: 07 September 2015 Date: 20–21 November 2015 Venue: University of Constance (Germany), Graduate School The Problem of the Real in the Cultures of Modernity With the so‑called Arab Spring and Occupy, but also with the US Tea Party and the German PEGIDA,…

CFP: From ‘Soft’ to ‘Hard’ Power? Changing Visions of Diplomacy by Design from 1945 Onwards

  University of Brighton, UK; Date: 27th November 2015 Deadline: 20th July 2015 Organisers: Dr Harriet Atkinson and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton) Keynote speaker: Professor Susan E. Reid, University of Sheffield This one-day symposium considers design, in its broadest definition, as a tool of government diplomacy from the early Cold War to the…