Historical Fiction in the United States Since 2000: Contemporary Responses to the Past

Historical Fiction in the United States since 2000: Contemporary Responses to the Past   18 March 2017 University of Nottingham Historical fiction in English constitutes its own enduring tradition but in recent years, it has enjoyed a surge of critical acclaim and commercial popularity, as such scholars as Kate Mitchell and Nicola Parsons have argued. This…

English: Shared Futures

English: Shared Futures, 5-7 July 2017, Newcastle-upon-Tyne http://www.englishsharedfutures.uk What is English: Shared Futures? ‘English: Shared Futures’ (E:SF) is a the first time that all the branches of English – literature, language and creative writing – have come together to talk about and celebrate their subject, and to explore its futures in the nations of the…

REGISTRATION: Border Control: On the Edges of American Art (5 May)

Border Control: On the Edges of American Art Thursday 25 and Friday 26 May 2017 Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK Conference convened by Julia Bailey (Tate Research) and Alex Taylor (University of Pittsburgh) Supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art Reserve your place now for this major international conference.…

BGEAH Postgrad and Early Career Conference, 31 May 2017

Postgraduate and Early Career Conference in Early American History 2017 Date 31 Mar 2017, 09:00 to 31 Mar 2017, 18:00 Type Conference / Symposium Venue IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description The IHR and British Group of Early American Historians (BGEAH) invite you to attend the…

Royal Academy of Arts, ‘America After the Fall’ (25 February – 4 June 2017)

Royal Academy of Arts, America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s. 25 February – 4 June 2017 With all eyes on America at the moment, this show could not be more timely. Bringing together 45 truly iconic works, it paints an electrifying portrait of the great social changes like immigration, industrialisation and urbanisation, which shook…

CFP: Transformers: All that is Solid Changes into Something Else (28 February 2017)

TRANSFORMERS: all that is solid changes into something else INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON  PRACTICES AND MEMES IN CONTEMPORARY MEDIA & CULTURE Department of Languages and Cultures University of Aveiro, Portugal 29, 30 June & 1 July 2017 Keynote addresses by: Roz Kaveney, Author and Activist Toby Miller, University of California Riverside & Loughborough University London The…

Assistant Professor of American Literature and Cultures, University of Warwick (12 March 2017)

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor in American Literature and Culture from 1900 to the present from 15 September 2017. Any twentieth- or twenty-first century period or specialism will be considered, but candidates should demonstrate engagement with the changing dynamics of the…