CFP: OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School (1 March 2016)

We invite applications from PhD students and early career researchers for the third edition of OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School, a one-week school that will take place at Università Orientale’s Conference Center in Procida, off the coast of Naples, Italy, from May 29 to June 3, 2016. Confirmed speakers: Jonathan Arac, Cristina Bacchilega, John Bryant,…

CFP: GSNAS Graduate Conference (7 February 2016)

GSNAS Graduate Conference 2016 Flows and Undercurrents Dimensions of (Im)mobility in North America June 2-4, John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin From lived realities to theoretical discourses, issues of mobility are at the core of many contemporary debates both within North America and globally. (Im)mobility transcends disciplinary boundaries and topics, generating disparate perspectives surrounding…

CFP: SSAWW Conference – Border Crossings: Translation, Migration and Gender in the Americas, the Transpacific, and the Transatlantic (31 August 2016)

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific Society for the Study of American Women Writers & Université Bordeaux Montaigne Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie DurransTo maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on liminality and hybrid lives, we would like…

CFP: BrANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop (12 February 2016)

BrANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop Keele University 18 March 2016 We are pleased to invite papers for the BrANCH postgraduate and early career workshop, to be held at Keele University on March 18th, 2016. The workshop provides a forum for the constructive consideration and discussion of thesis chapters, potential journal submissions and conference papers.…

CFP: (Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (3 April 2016)

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self 8th and 9th September 2016 An Interdisciplinary Conference at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation Co-organised by Gul Dag and Sandra Mills University of HullDiscourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society. The relationship between the mind and the body – whether…

American Theatre and Drama Society Emerging Scholar Award (1 March 2016)

CALL FOR PAPERS: CURTAINS UP ATDS EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD Submissions Due: March 1, 2016Please note: Emerging scholars must not have previously presented at a major, national conference. The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS), in coordination with the Black Theatre Association (BTA), is pleased to announce its eighth annual emerging scholars panel, “Curtains Up,” introducing…

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Black Studies Research, University of California Santa Barbara (1 March 2016)

The Center for Black Studies Research at the University of California Santa Barbara seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on research related to Black Studies, African diaspora, Haitian studies, social movements, engaged scholarship, or urban studies. 25% of the fellowship is devoted to developing the Center’s Engaged Scholarship initiative and mentoring undergraduate research. No teaching…

Lecturer in American Studies, University of East Anglia (24 February 2016)

The University of East Anglia is seeking to recruit two Lecturers in American Studies in any area of American studies, although a fit with our three key research areas (Race, Gender and Civil Liberties; Environment, Space and Place; and Popular and Avant Garde Cultures) would be an advantage as would an ability to teach creative…