CFP: American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 (20 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 The forty-fourth annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 January 2018. The keynote speaker will be Professor Marc J. Hetherington (Vanderbilt University) http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/bio/marc-hetherington There is…

Registration open: Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century (1 November)

On 30 November – 1 December, the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (formerly the Roosevelt Study Center) in Middelburg, The Netherlands, will host its annual conference, entitled ‘Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century.’ The conference seeks to explore a new interpretation of the history of United States in the twentieth century, by re-casting it as a ‘Rooseveltian Century’,…

CFP: Edited Collection: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Identities in American Horror Story (5 November 2017)

Edited Collection: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Identities in American Horror Story Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series American Horror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of an edited collection on the theme of gender, sexuality…

CFP: Writing, the State, and the Rise of Neo-Nationalism: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Concerns (30 November)

Writing, the State, and the Rise of Neo-Nationalism: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Concerns  In January 1868, John William De Forest took to the pages of The Nation with a call that would resound over the next century and a half: the writing of the “Great American Novel.” In so doing, he asserted both the shaping force of…

CFP: American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 (20 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 Call for Papers The forty-fourth annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 January 2018. The keynote speaker will be Professor Marc J. Hetherington (Vanderbilt…

CFP: Native American Narratives in a Global Context (1 October)

Dear colleagues, I’m pleased to share this call for papers for a cross-disciplinary special issue of Transmotion, on the theme of ‘Native American Narratives in a Global Context: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives’. The deadline for abstracts is 1 October 2017 and the full call for papers can be found here: http://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/transmotion/announcement/view/19. In the contemporary moment, the world has seen an increase in transnational…

CFP: Coming to Terms? Confronting War and Peace through the Visual and Material in the Atlantic World, 1651-1865 (30 September)

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Coming to Terms? Confronting War and Peace through the Visual and Material in the Atlantic World, 1651-1865 Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and The University of Delaware 8 – 10 November 2018 Keynote Speaker: Professor Leora Auslander, University of Chicago. Program Committee: Dr Zara Anishanslin…

CFP: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson (15 September)

Call For Papers: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson As part of the Manchester University Press series, Contemporary American and Canadian Writers, this volume will chart recent and emerging critical opinion on the celebrated author, Marilynne Robinson. Having issued an earlier call for papers, the editors now seek proposals that specifically address the following…

CFP: The Transnational American Periodical (15 September)

Call for Papers: The Transnational American Periodical A one day symposium in collaboration with the Network of American Periodical Studies British Library, London – 15 December 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Janet Floyd (King’s College London) The ‘transnational turn’ in American Studies can be understood as perhaps the most important reimagining of the field since its inception;…