CFP: Being Thelonious (7 April)

Being Thelonious Perspectives on Monk at 100 Birmingham City University Birmingham UK Thursday 15 June 2017 10:30am – 5pm Keynote speaker: Professor Robin D. G. Kelley (Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles) Call for Proposals The Birmingham Conservatoire and Birmingham School of Media will be hosting a one-day symposium entitled Being Thelonious: Perspectives…

Call for Applications to host the BAAS Postgraduate Conference 2017 (27 March)

Applications are invited from groups of postgraduate students interested in hosting the next Postgraduate BAAS Conference, usually held in November/December of each year. The application form can be found here. The deadline for applications is Monday 27th March. Any potential applicants with questions about hosting the conference, or about the application process should contact the BAAS…

CFP: HELAAS International Conference (1 May)

CALL FOR PAPERS – HELAAS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE The Politics of Space and the Humanities 15-17 December 2017 Deadline: May 1st, 2017 Venue: Aristotle University, Thessaloniki The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invite scholars to submit…

CFP: ANZASA Conference (13 April)

Call for Papers Australia New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA) Conference Australian Catholic University, North Sydney Campus, Sydney, Australia 27 June – 29 June 2017 The 2017 ANZASA conference will be held in North Sydney, hosted by the Australian Catholic University’s National School of Arts. ANZASA is an association dedicated to the research of all…

CFP: USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics (30 March)

USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics is the first Italian academic journal published annually by an editorial team of early-career scholars and entirely dedicated to the study of U.S. history and politics. The journal pays particular attention to recent historiographic trends (Atlantic and global history, transnational history) and multidisciplinary approaches, which intermingle history with…

CFP: International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century (7 April)

International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century www.ihdtc.wordpress.com On 19th May 2017 Liverpool John Moores University will host the second annual International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century conference. After the success of last year’s conference, we are looking to continue again with the wide-range of themes relevant to international history and diplomacy in…

CFP: Edited Collection on Hamilton (7 April)

The musical Hamilton, which opened on Broadway in August 2015 after a successful run at the Public Theater, has, in just a few years, become an awards powerhouse, a political lightning rod, and a cultural touchstone. Lin-Manual Miranda’s epic work, based on Ron Chernow’s sweeping biography of Alexander Hamilton, stands at the intersection where history and…

CFP: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0 (1 June)

Call for Proposals: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Rebecca Ann Lind, Editor). Proposals are sought from scholars across all disciplines for the fourth edition of Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Routledge, 2019). Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind, University of Illinois at Chicago (rebecca@uic.edu), the book will examine the consequences, implications, or…

Armed People of African Descent: Africa and the Americas: 1750-1900 (12-13 May)

‘Armed people of African descent: Africa and the Americas, 1750-1900’ Conference at the University of Warwick 12th-13th May 2017 This conference is concerned with the use of armed men of African descent by the European empires and American states of the Atlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This encompasses both those deliberately armed…

CFP: Before and After Beat Exploded: Essential Studies on ruth weiss (12 April)

CALL FOR PAPERS (extended deadline) “Before and after Beat exploded: Essential studies on ruth weiss.” ruth weiss has worked for almost seven decades – and at 88 continues to work – with a plurality of artistic forms: she has authored around twenty poetry books, performed and recorded Jazz & Poetry, written more than ten plays,…