The Transnational American Periodical symposium (15 December)

Fri 15 Dec 2017, 10:00 – 18:00 A symposium examining American magazines and newspapers through a global lens Traditionally, and following the work of Benedict Anderson, historians have viewed periodicals as a keystone of the modern nation state and a space for imagining nationhood. This symposium will challenge those perspectives, exploring how American periodicals and periodical literature, from…

CFP: 2018 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, University College Dublin (22 January 2018)

‘Foreign Bodies and Native Sons’ The Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, April 27-28, 2018. University College Dublin Call for Papers Although the relationship between the ‘native’ and the ‘foreign’ has been a longstanding, evolving site of contention in American cultural history, the Trump presidency has brought both terms (and their histories) to…

CFP: UCL Americas Research Network UCL, Annual Conference (4 December)

UCL Americas Research Network UCL, Institute of the Americas 4th Annual Conference 3-4 May 2018  Call for Academic Papers: Intersections in the Americas  With support of the Institute of the Americas and the UCL Doctoral School we are pleased to present the 4th Annual Conference of the Americas Research Network: Intersections in the Americas to be held at UCL,…

CFP: 43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, Senate House, London (30 November)

43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, Senate House, London 19-21 April 2018 Keynote: Professor Margaret Macmillan 2018 – A Century Later: Memory, Remembrance and Change  On the centenary of the end of the First World War, BACS’ 2018 Annual Conference will look beyond the war itself, at its impact upon Canada, engagement with…

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: 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…

Registration open: In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980 (27-28 October)

Registration is now open for the conference ‘In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980’ (University of St Andrews, 27th and 28th October). This international conference addresses how categories such as the ‘provincial’, the ‘regional’, and the ‘international’ have operated in relation to American art during the post-war period, as well as how…

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 (15 November 2017)

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 The British Association for American Studies and the European Association for American Studies are pleased to announce that travel grants are available for the 2018 EBAAS conference in London. Applicants who fall into any of the below categories are eligible to apply: postgraduate students early career scholars scholars from countries with…

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…