CFP: Theorizing the Popular (17 March 2017)

Theorising the Popular Conference 2017 Liverpool Hope University, June 21st-22nd 2017 The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its seventh annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well…

CFP: Trump’s America (10 March 2017)

Trump’s America Clinton Institute for American Studies University College Dublin 5-6 May 2017 Call for Papers This conference will examine the political and cultural significance of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, and consider the first 100 days of his administration. Speakers include: Robert Brigham (Vassar College), Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham/EAWorldview),…

CFP: Surveillance, Race, Culture (10 March 2017)

Surveillance, Race, Culture Call for Papers Dr Susan Flynn, University of Arts, London. s.flynn@lcc.arts.ac.uk Dr Antonia Mackay, Oxford Brookes University Oxford. antoniamackay@brookes.ac.uk Drawing on huge interest in the upcoming collection Spaces of Surveillance: States and Selves which is currently in press this new collection seeks to merge cultural explorations of surveillance with the issue of…

CFP: Postcolonial Studies Association Convention (28 February 2017)

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention School of Advanced Study, Senate House,University of London 18–20 September 2017 We are pleased to announce that the 2017 PSA Convention will be held at the School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London, from 18th to 20th September 2017. Paper and panel proposals are invited from academics, scholars and postgraduates with research interests in any area of…

Lecturer in North American Literature, University of Birmingham (23 February 2017)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in North American Literature with effect from 1st September 2017. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths.  Expertise might include Canadian literature…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (4 February 2017)

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University) Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three…

Registration Open: Pocahontas and After

Registration is now open for Pocahontas and after: historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617-2017 at The British Library and the Institute of Historical Research, London.  March 16-18, 2017 Register and download the programme at the IHR website: http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/7284 A major international conference to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Pocahontas’ death.  Co-hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library and…

Statement from the BAAS Executive Committee on Executive Order Restricting Entry into the United States

Statement from the BAAS Executive Committee on Executive Order Restricting Entry into the United States Members of BAAS are deeply alarmed by the recent Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump banning entry to the United States of people from seven majority-Muslim nations for a period of 90 days, the temporary suspension of the U.S…