CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium (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…

Forthcoming BAAS Annual Conferences

  Forthcoming BAAS Annual Conferences   The CFP for next year’s joint conference of EAAS and BAAS (4-7 April 2018), to be held in London, is now open. Further details can be found on the conference webpage:http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/history/eventrecords/2017-18/EBAAS-2018-London.aspx The 2019 BAAS Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Sussex. This will take place 25-27…

BGEAH 2017 Programme and Registration

Dear Colleagues, I’m pleased to confirm that registration for the British Group for Early American History Conference 2017 is now open online. Please use the University’s Online Store facility, which can be accessed via the ‘Book Your Place’ button on the Conference Webpage. http://www.port.ac.uk/centre-for-european-and-international-studies-research/events/bgeah-2017-land-and-water/ You will find that there is a list of delegate options…

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in US Presidential Politics (30 June)

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in U.S. Presidential Politics Date: 30 Jun 2017, 15:00 to 30 Jun 2017, 17:00 Venue: IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Speaker: Professor Bruce Newman (DePaul University) Since Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, there have…

CFP: North American Women and World War One (31 July)

CFP: North American Women and World War One (November 4 2017) The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers for this year’s event under the heading of: ‘North American Women and World War One’.  Send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 31 July 2017. The United States entered World War One to make…

Time Machines: The Past, the Future and How Stories Take Us There (27 May – 3 September)

Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there 27 May – 3 September 2017 Palace Green Library, Durham University How big is time? And what will the future be like? Time is something humans have always tried to measure, conceptualise and understand. Visitors to a new exhibition at Durham University’s…

EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…

Queer Subjects and the Contemporary United States (5 August)

Queer Subjects and the Contemporary United States A one-day colloquium hosted by the School of Art, Media, and American Studies 5th August 2017 9am-6pm University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, U.K. Keynote: Sam McBean (Queen Mary, University of London) queersubjectsblog.wordpress.com Recent upheaval from the Trump administration’s policy-making in the United States has seen the…