EVENT: Professor Ian Davidson Inaugural Lecture, Northumbria University (2 March)

Professor Ian Davidson Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature, Northumbria University On the Road Again: Mobility and Subjectivity in American Writing After 1945 When: 6.30pm – 7.30pm, Wednesday, 2 March 2016. Where: Presentation Hall, Design Building, City Campus East, Northumbria University, Newcastle Refreshments will be available from 6.00pm Free admission Professor Davidson, will explore why…

CFP: The Great Depression in Children’s Literature (15 March)

The Great Depression in Children’s Literature: in Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Mildred Taylor’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th September 2016 It is a pleasure to invite you to a symposium in celebration of Mildred Taylor’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. The conference is being organised by the Cambridge/Homerton…

CFP: International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium (29 February 2016)

The Ninth Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium University of Exeter, England May 30 – June 4, 2016 Invitation for Applications to the 9th Transatlantic Walt Whitman Seminar Founded in Paris in 2007, the Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association (TWWA) invites students, researchers, and Whitman enthusiasts to participate in its 9th annual Whitman Week, consisting…

CFP: European Beat Studies Network (15 February 2016)

EUROPEAN BEAT STUDIES NETWORK CFP—Final Call EBSN Annual Conference Manchester 27-29 June 2016 We invite proposals for the Fifth Annual Conference of the EBSN, which will take place in Manchester, UK, from 27–29 June, at The Wonder Inn (http://www.thewonderinn.co.uk), in the vibrant heart of the city. As always, papers on any aspect of Beat creativity…

CFP: SSAWW Conference – Border Crossings: Translation, Migration and Gender in the Americas, the Transpacific, and the Transatlantic (31 August 2016)

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific Society for the Study of American Women Writers & Université Bordeaux Montaigne Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie DurransTo maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on liminality and hybrid lives, we would like…

CFP: Bowie’s Books: David Bowie, Language and Literature (29 April 2016)

Call for Papers Bowie’s Books: David Bowie, Literature, and Language English and Creative Writing at the University of Northampton University of Northampton, Friday 13 January 2017 As an artist, David Bowie is famous for crossing boundaries of genre, form, and identity. But the touring “David Bowie Is” exhibition, curated by the V&A, has not only…