CFP: aspeers: “American Monsters” (23 October)

CfP “American Monsters” aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as…

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: Thoreau From Across the Pond (1 October)

International Symposium October 19-20, 2017 École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon (France)  Thoreau from across the pond Organized by Julien Nègre (ENS de Lyon) François Specq (ENS de Lyon) and Laura Dassow Walls (University of Notre Dame) Guest speakers (confirmed): –        Professor Branka Arsić (Columbia University) –        Professor William Rossi (University of Oregon) In honor…

EVENT: Sixth BrANCA Reading Group: “The Ignorant Schoolroom” (1 October)

Sixth BrANCA Reading Group: “The Ignorant Schoolroom” North Lecture Room St John’s College, University of Oxford 14 October 2016, 1-5 pm For our Autumn 2016 Reading Group, BrANCA will address the role and representation of pedagogy in nineteenth-century American literature. The students who arrive at university do so after years of training in what were once called schoolrooms by…

CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First Century Writing (30 April 2017)

Since its publication in 2014, Canadian author Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven has attracted enthusiastic critical responses. This post-apocalyptic novel won an Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction in 2015 and was shortlisted for many other awards, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. In this OLH Special…

CFP: Special Issue of C21 – ‘Literature of the Antropocene’ (31 October)

CFP Special Issue of C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings on ‘The Literature of the Anthropocene’ (ed. Diletta De Cristofaro and Daniel Cordle) The concept of the Anthropocene, deemed by Bruno Latour “the best alternative we have to usher us out of the notion of modernization”, blurs the distinction between human and geological history (Dipesh Chakrabarty). It speaks,…

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue (22 July)

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue The editorial committee of the Irish Journal of American Studies invites submissions for inclusion in a Special Issue of the journal on the work of Marilynne Robinson. To be published in Spring 2017, this Special Issue will explore the literary, historical, political, and religious contexts of Robinson’s writing, both fiction and non-fiction.…

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: BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures’ (12 September)

CFP: Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ 5-7 July 2017, Newcastle, UK Contributions are invited for a BAAS panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ a large-scale conference spanning across the discipline. The panel ‘Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation’ will explore the significances of, and engagements…