CFP: Postcolonial Studies Association Convention (28 February 2017)

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention School of Advanced Study, Senate House,University of London 18–20 September 2017 We are pleased to announce that the 2017 PSA Convention will be held at the School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London, from 18th to 20th September 2017. Paper and panel proposals are invited from academics, scholars and postgraduates with research interests in any area of…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (4 February 2017)

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University) Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three…

CFP: Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference (3 February)

Transatlantic Studies Association 16th Annual Conference University College Cork, Ireland 10-12 July 2017 Call for Papers The TSA is a broad network of scholars who use the ‘transatlantic’ as a frame of reference for their work in political, economic, cultural, historical, environmental, literary, and IR/security studies. All transatlantic-themed paper and panel proposals from these and…

CFP: The Course of Empires: Italian-American Cultural Relations, 1770-1980 (1 March)

Call for Conference Papers The Course of Empires:  American-Italian Cultural Relations, 1770-1980 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. This international conference will examine the persistent fascination of American and Italian artists with the cultural achievements of ancient Rome and the Renaissance.  In creating national identities, both countries turned to history for similar reasons:  to find…

CFP: Panel – Technes of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (12 January 2017)

Annual Conference of the French Association of American Studies (AFEA) University of Strasburg, France, 6-9 June 2017 Joint panel sponsored by A19 – L’Atelier xixe and BrANCA (British Association of Ninteenth-Century Americanists) Technès of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction Thomas Constantinesco and Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) The Declaration of Independence’s claim for the inalienable right of…

CFP: Interrogating Commodity Cultures – Exploring Global Connections (27 February 2017)

CALL FOR PAPERS Interrogating Commodity Cultures | Exploring Global Connections 5 May 2017 This one-day interdisciplinary workshop will interrogate the cultural transformations effected by global commodity histories in the long nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Colonial conquest, advancements in travel technologies and industrialisation all contributed to creating the material conditions which allowed for the production, consumption,…

CFP: Ecology, Economy, and Cultures of Resistance: Oikoi of the North American World (28 February)

Ecology, Economy, and Cultures of Resistance: Oikoi of the North American World A two-day symposium at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. 29-30 June 2017 Ecology and economy are inextricable. From the ‘oeconomy of nature’ theorized by Thomas Burnet, and later Carl Linnaeus, to the recent turn in the social…

Register now for Cold War Geographies (16 January 2017)

Cold War Geographies – Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the British Library’s Cold War Geographies symposium on Monday 16th January 2017, hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies. The symposium builds on The British Library’s current major exhibition Maps of the Twentieth Century: Drawing the Line to explore and assess how the Cold War changed boundaries,…