EVENT: American Research Seminars, University of Leeds

  American Research Seminar Schedule University of Leeds Tuesday November 24th Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) The Gendered Work of History Making, LHRI Moveable Feast event School of English, 1:10-1:50 pm Wednesday December 9th Ann Schofield (University of Kansas) Respectability, Decadence, and the American Piano — 1880-1920 Room 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 4-6 pm Wednesday…

CFP: IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis (25 January 2016)

  IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis University of Sussex and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton), 8-10 September 2016 Creativity is clearly a vital aspect of popular music and one which may be understood from a variety of perspectives, for example those of educators, composers, musicians,…

REGISTRATION: Collaboration in America and Collaborative Work in American Studies, BAAS/HOTCUS Conference (26 November 2015)

Jointly organised by researchers at the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde Saturday 5th December 2015 Collaboration, n. United labour, co-operation; esp. in literary, artistic, or scientific work. Spec. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. (OED Online) From politics to culture, artistic creation to commercial production, civil disobedience to peaceful protest, collaboration is demonstrably of…

CFP: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights (7 December 2015)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights International Workshop University of Sussex School of History, Art History and Philosophy Sussex Centre for American Studies and Centre for German-Jewish Studies Brighton, 14–15 April 2016Until not long ago, the story of the African American civil rights movement has been told largely within…

Assistant Head, Eccles Centre for American Studies, Maternity Cover (2 November 2015)

  Vacancy Details Fixed Term Contract for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave The Assistant Head has significant responsibility for the initiation, development, management and delivery of the Eccles Centre’s programme of events and activities:As the Assistant Head, covering a period of maternity leave, you will work with established external and internal partners and identify and…

Gender, Inequalities and Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British Universities (11 November 2015)

  Gender, Inequalities & Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British UniversitiesAn afternoon workshop exploring inequalities, recruitment and progression within History and U.S. studies. Date: 11 November 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Venue: School of History, Michael Sadler Building, Room 3.11. University of Leeds Sponsored by BAAS and the School of History at the University of Leeds this afternoon workshop brings Postgraduate and…

CFP: Panel Proposal for BAAS/IAAS Conference – ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ (20 October 2015)

  CFP: ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ BAAS 61 & IAAS 46 7-9 April 2016 Queen’s University Belfast Digital tools, digitized documents, and digital forms of presenting research have transformed the way that scholars of American literature, history and politics conduct and disseminate their work. To reflect these developments in the critical field, submissions are…

EVENT: Politics Colloquium at the US Embassy (13 November 2015)

  What’s current in US Politics? What are the issues that could turn the 2016 election? International experts will discuss these and other questions in the American Politics Group colloquium at the US Embassy. Ideal for academics, postgraduate & university students, researchers and teachers. Speakers Include: ·         Dr James D Boys, Richmond University, on challenges for US Foreign Policy…

CFP: Network of American Periodical Studies Roundtable, BAAS/IAAS 2016 (23 October 2015)

  NAPS Roundtable: Reading Periodicals: Visual and Verbal Conjunctions British Association of American Studies, Conference 7-9th April, 2015, Queen’s University Belfast. Anne E. Carroll has described the relation between written and visual materials in periodicals in terms of ‘dynamic conjunctions’. According to Carroll, meanings are produced through the multimedia format of periodical publication. This roundtable…