CFP: Biannual Meeting of the European Early American Studies Association (15 April)

The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850 The 7th biannual meeting of the European Early American Studies Association convenes in London 14-16 December 2018 at King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London. The conference theme for EEASA 2018 is “The making and unmaking of identities and…

Registration open: BAAS and CHASE Postgraduate Conference, University of Essex (25-26 November)

BAAS Postgraduate Conference – Registration CLOSING SOON! Day 1 (25 Nov 2017): https://tinyurl.com/ycujjxyu  (Fee: £10) USSO Keynote: Patricia Malone (Queen’s University Belfast) ‘We Hold These Truths to Feel Self Evident: Post-Truth and American Myths, or “The Tyranny of Intimacy”’. Parallel Panel Sessions (We’ll publish the full programme for Day 1 soon.) Roundtable: Activism, Academia, and American Studies, speakers: Dr Kate Dossett (University of Leeds), Dr Francisca Fuentes (The…

CFP: Deadline extended “Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England Literature (27 November)

“Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England literature A panel organized by Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) and Stephanie Palmer (Nottingham Trent University) and sponsored by the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society for submission to the Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic Conference at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Ireland, June…

CFP: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 (30 November)

Call for Papers: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 A two-day international conference funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, in conjunction with the Centre for American Studies at the University of Kent and the Départment d’Etudes Anglophones at the University of Strasbourg. Dates: 18-19 May 2018 Venue: Reid Hall, 4 Rue…

CFP: Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas (15 December)

Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas  Call for Articles: 2018 Issue – The American Theatre and Drama Society www.atds.org Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and…

CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 (27 October)

HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 Dear colleagues, Please find attached details of the 2018 HOTCUS winter symposium, taking place at the University of Nottingham on Saturday 17thFebruary 2018. We are particularly interested in using the symposium to showcase examples of the latest historical research in twentieth century American political history. This includes (but is not limited…

CFP: LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” (1 December)

LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” Organisers: Dr Arin Keeble (Edinburgh Napier) and Dr Sam Thomas (Durham). Keynote: Professor Stephen Shapiro (Warwick University) We are seeking proposals for a symposium to be hosted by the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University on May 5-6, 2018. Contemporary US…

CFP: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory (12 January 2018)

Conference: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory  Call for Papers Venue: Institute of the Americas, UCL Date: 21-22 June 2018  Focusing on the experience of the Americas, and in light of the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, this conference analyses the impact, legacies and memories of that exceptional year. 1968 witnessed a number of dramatic…

CFP: Edited Collection “Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture” (20 November)

Call for Papers: Edited Collection Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture As our current political and cultural climate elucidates, the modern world has become increasingly fascinated by surveillance systems. Popular television series’ such as Westworld and The Handmaid’s Tale speak of our fears of being controlled by those watching us, whilst remastered movies such as Blade Runner 2049 harness…