BAAS Conference Organisation Support

BAAS invites scholars in any field of American Studies to apply for funding to support the organization and running of conferences, colloquia, and/or conference-related activity (it is not meant to fund the applicant’s attendance at a conference). BAAS has access to these funds through membership subscriptions, publications, and particular grants-in-aid from other sources. The Conferences…

BAAS Postgraduate Conference (19 November)

“Making America Great” Negotiating the Borders and Boundaries of Americanism Registration for the BAAS PG conference is NOW OPEN!  Please click here to register for the conference. In keeping with previous years, conference fees will be £10 per attendee. Conference programme is forthcoming.  Registration will begin at 9am and the conference will conclude around 6pm. When…

CFP: 2nd Annual BGEAH Postgraduate & Early Career Conference, IHR, 31 March 2017

The above event will take place on Friday March 31st 2017 at the London-based Institute of Historical Research, the UK’s national centre for history. London, with its unique colonial archival resources and lively research student populati­­on, is one of the leading centres of early American scholarship in Europe, and the IHR is a natural location…

Event: International Hemingway Conference (22-28 July 2018)

XVIII International Hemingway Conference HEMINGWAY IN PARIS “Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway’s Moveable Feast JULY 22-28, 2018 Conference Co-Directors: H. R. Stoneback & Matthew Nickel Paris Site Coordinators: Alice Mikal Craven & William E. Dow Host Institution: The American University of Paris Mark your calendars now for what promises to be an…

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference (15 February 2017)

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation  October 5-7, 2017 University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American Studies Dublin, Ireland A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society (www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu) Our conference site in Dublin calls to mind issues of migration, immigration, emigration, colonization, revolution, and other changes that result from the movement of people, ideas, and…

CFP: American Politics Group Conference (31 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2017 ‘Change and Continuity in U.S. Politics’ Call for Papers The forty-third annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at the University of Leicester (UK) from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January 2017. The keynote speaker will…

CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (31 August)

Border Crossings: Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (SSAWW & Université Bordeaux Montaigne) Reminder: Individual paper deadline is 31 August 2016. PDF of the CFP is available here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/cfp-border-crossings-translation-migration-gender-in-the-americas-the-transatlantic-the-transpacific-deadline-august-31-2016/ Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie Durrans To maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BAAS Conference 2020 (31 December 2016)

The CFP for the British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (6-8 April 2017) is now open. Conference and panel proposals may be sent to BAAS2017@canterbury.ac.uk by 1 November 2016. Follow the conference on Twitter (@BAAS2017) and find more details here: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/american-studies/research/baas-annual-conference-2017.aspx In 2018 BAAS and the European Association for American Studies will jointly host the annual BAAS and biennial…

EVENT: Appalachian Conference (16 July)

Saturday 16 July, 10:00am – 5:00pm Cecil Sharp House, London Pastoralism and modernity in the southern mountains: a centenary symposium on Cecil Sharp’s 1916 Appalachian journey. 2016 marks the centenary of song collector and folklorist Cecil Sharp’s Appalachian fieldtrip, an event that shaped both North American and European conceptions of the history and culture of the southern…