CFP: The USAbroad Journal

The USAbroad Editorial committee is pleased to announce that the call for submissions of articles is now open! The articles, written in English, should investigate any aspects of U.S. history and politics: social, economic and intellectual developments, relations of gender, race and class, foreign policy, international relations, history of policies and institutions. The journal pays…

CFP: BAAS Postgraduate Conference (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…

CFP: The American Weird: Ecologies and Geographies (15 August)

The American Weird:  Ecologies & Geographies (Call for Papers) “The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.”  —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.”…

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation (13 October)

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation Friday 13 October 2017, 10.30 – 18.00 Starr Cinema, Tate Modern, London This landmark conference brings together artists, academics and curators from the UK and USA for a series of unique presentations and rich panel discussions that explore the art, artists and social histories featured in the…

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…

College Art Association and Terra Foundation for American Art Publication Grants (15 September)

The College Art Association and Terra Foundation for American Art Announce Opening of 2018 Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant The College Art Association welcomes applications and letters of intent for the 2018 Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant. Guidelines for the grant define “American art” as art (circa 1500–1980) of…

CFP: Journal of Festive Studies (1 November 2017)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the H-Celebration network, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018. The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and…

CFP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story (31 January 2018)

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story Guest Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series AmericanHorror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of a Special Issue for the European Journal of American Culture. Over six…

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…