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…

Talk: Professor Inderjeet Parmar, “Foundations of America’s Empire: How Elite Networks Dominate American Power at Home and Abroad” (14 September)

Free Public Lecture: Professor Inderjeet Parmar (City University of London), “Foundations of America’s Empire: How Elite Networks Dominate American Power at Home and Abroad” – 14th September 2017, 17.30-19.30, Sheffield Hallam University In this lecture, Parmar argues that corporate foundations – like Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller, among others – have played a significant but neglected or…

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…