Register now for Cold War Geographies (16 January 2017)

Cold War Geographies – Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the British Library’s Cold War Geographies symposium on Monday 16th January 2017, hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies. The symposium builds on The British Library’s current major exhibition Maps of the Twentieth Century: Drawing the Line to explore and assess how the Cold War changed boundaries,…

CFP: Borders vs Bridges – (Trans)Nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (Deadline extension 13 January)

We would hereby like to inform you that the call for papers for our 3rd International Conference, Borders vs. Bridges: (Trans)nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (original deadline 2 December) has been extended until 13 January. In addition, a slight alteration has been made to the conference theme which now reads: Borders vs. Bridges: Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Americas…

CFP: International Ralph Ellison Symposium (1 March 2017)

The International Ralph Ellison Symposium September 28-30, 2017 Oxford University The Rothermere American Institute (www.rai.ox.ac.uk) at the University of Oxford and the Ralph Ellison Society (https://ellisonsociety.wordpress.com) are pleased to announce the first International Ralph Ellison Symposium. The symposium will bring together Ellison scholars and readers from the United States, the United Kingdom, and other international…

PRIZE: Terra Foundation for American Arts Essay Prize (15 January)

2017 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize – Call for Submissions The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be…

CFP: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America (15 January 2017)

Call for Papers: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America. The QMUL Biennial Symposium in American History At a rally in North Carolina on 5 November 2016, Donald Trump described his political journey: “I went from being the ultimate insider to being an outsider like they’ve never seen before.” Three days later he…

NEW BOOK SERIES: New Perspectives on the American Presidency

Edinburgh University Press are excited to introduce a new book series on the presidency, edited by Professor Sylvia Ellis and Dr. Michael Patrick Cullinane. New Perspectives on the American Presidency is designed to take advantage of the revival in presidential studies in the UK and the world, and the growth of cross-disciplinary scholarship that has added…

SUMMER INSTITUTE: Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories (31 December)

The COST Action “Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories” (COMPACT) invites applications for a week-long Training School, “Conspiracy Theory – History and Culture,” which will be hosted by the University of Tübingen from July 31 to August 4, 2017. The Actions, which currently has over 120 members from 36 countries and over a dozen disciplines, aims…