1ST BGEAH & BrANCH POSTGRADUATE & EARLY CAREER CONFERENCE 2018

The 2018 BGEAH PG & EC Conference will take place at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) on Friday March 23rd. At this point, the Committee, which includes myself, Angel Luke O’Donnell from Kings, and Emily Mann from the Courtauld, are looking for proposals and ideas for sessions. Given our remit, the event seeks to…

Registration open: BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium “The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century US” (27 October)

BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium: “The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century U.S.” November 17-18, 2017 Reed Hall, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter Registration is now open for the 3rd Biennial BrANCA Symposium. The programme, which features papers on a diverse range of nineteenth-century American literature, is below. Registration is £40.00 (£30.00 for postgraduates), and there is an…

CFP: “Illness and the environment in American Literature and Cinema”, EBAAS Conference 2018 (20 September)

CFP: “Illness and the environment in American Literature and Cinema”, EBAAS Conference 2018 Panel organized within the framework of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) conference King’s College, University College, and the British Library, London. 4-7 April 2018. “Environment, Place and Protest.” Deadline for abstracts: September 25, 2017 In Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses and…

US Studies Online Keynote Competition (1 September)

This year’s US Studies Online Keynote Competition for PGRs and ECRs is open for entries. The winning entrant will be the USSO sponsored Keynote speaker at this year’s Postgraduate BAAS conference, held at the University of Essex (25-26 November). The winner will also be awarded with a £100 book token. The Keynote must engage with the theme of the conference,…

CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

CFP: Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America (1 March 2018)

“Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America.” 17-18 July, 2018 – University of Kent Keynote Speakers: Professor Helen Small, Pembroke College, University of Oxford Professor Priscilla Wald, Duke University This conference aims to stimulate a wide-ranging discussion about the interactions between British and American literature, education, and the sciences of the mind between 1850-1950.…

CFP: Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches (21 September)

“Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018 Call for Papers For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred…

CFP: BAAS Postgraduate Conference (21 August)

Call for Papers We hold these truths to be self-evident: Post-Truth & American Myths A BAAS/CHASE Postgraduate Conference Hosted by the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex 25-26 November 2017 “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it”- Jonathan Swift When we approach the concept of truth, we are confronted with a minefield of epistemological…