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…

REGISTRATION: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (June 27)

Registration still open until June 27! The American New Wave: A Retrospective Bangor University 4-6 July 2017 Sponsored by the British Association for American Studies and US Embassy Keynote speakers Professor Robert Kolker (University of Maryland) Professor I.Q. Hunter (De Montfort University) Professor Linda Ruth Williams (University of Southampton) Peter Krämer (University of East Anglia)…

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…

Registration open: Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000 (10 May)

Registration is now open for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium be held at Oxford University on May 19. A draft programme can also be accessed via the symposium website, www.poetrysince2000.wordpress.com. The £15 registration fee includes lunch, refreshments, and a wine reception, and will close on May 10.  The symposium aims to consider some of the ways in which poets’ ideas…

Registration open: Spectacle and Spectatorship: An American Studies Symposium (18 May)

Spectacles and Spectatorship: An American Studies Symposium Thursday, May 18, 2017, 10.30am-6pm. University of Manchester, UK Keynote speaker: Amy Wood (Illinois State University), “Ethical Engagement, Historical Memory, and the Spectacle of Black Suffering.” This interdisciplinary workshop will explore modes of spectatorship and sites of spectacle in modern US culture. Our aim is to begin thinking about the ways…

PhD: Trump, Brexit, Populism and the Politics of “De-Globalization”, Copenhagan Business School (1 June)

Trump, Brexit, populism and the politics of ‘de-globalization’ – a PhD scholarship at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School. Examples of potential projects include: •The rise of right-wing populist politics has, particularly in the United States, posed challenges to MNCs, promised a changed role for the state, and threatened more ‘managed’ forms…

Registration open: BRANCH Conference 2017 (6-8 October)

Dear all, We are pleased to inform you that registration for BrANCH 2017 is now open. The conference will take place 6-8 October 2017, at the University of Warwick. For a full programme, and to register, click here. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Lydia Plath & Tim Lockley Conference Organisers, BrANCH…

CFP: Special Issue of Southern Quarterly: Replaying Gone with the Wind (1 December)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Foodways in the South Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018) Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on foodways in the South. We are interested in interdisciplinary scholarly articles, unpublished archival materials, and photo essays that examine…

CFP: New Directions in American Philanthropy (7 June)

New Directions in American Philanthropy Sheffield Hallam University 14-15 September 2017 Meaning, literally, “love of all mankind”, the historian Lawrence J. Friedman has framed philanthropy as ‘a collective form of charitable giving.’ In the nearly two centuries since Alexis De Tocqueville’s observation that the United States is a ‘nation of joiners,’ volunteerism and philanthropy have…

CFP: HELAAS Summer School (5 June)

Call for Participation The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor)…