Registration open: BAAS and CHASE Postgraduate Conference, University of Essex (25-26 November)

BAAS Postgraduate Conference – Registration CLOSING SOON! Day 1 (25 Nov 2017): https://tinyurl.com/ycujjxyu  (Fee: £10) USSO Keynote: Patricia Malone (Queen’s University Belfast) ‘We Hold These Truths to Feel Self Evident: Post-Truth and American Myths, or “The Tyranny of Intimacy”’. Parallel Panel Sessions (We’ll publish the full programme for Day 1 soon.) Roundtable: Activism, Academia, and American Studies, speakers: Dr Kate Dossett (University of Leeds), Dr Francisca Fuentes (The…

CFP: Deadline extended “Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England Literature (27 November)

“Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England literature A panel organized by Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) and Stephanie Palmer (Nottingham Trent University) and sponsored by the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society for submission to the Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic Conference at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Ireland, June…

Call for Editors: Journal of American Studies (2 February 2018)

Journal of American Studies (Cambridge University Press) Call for New Co-Editors or Editor, and Associate Editors Applications are invited from British Association for American Studies members for the positions of Co-Editors or Editor, and two Associate Editors of the Journal of American Studies. The Journal of American Studies is one of the most important area studies journals in…

CFP: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 (30 November)

Call for Papers: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 A two-day international conference funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, in conjunction with the Centre for American Studies at the University of Kent and the Départment d’Etudes Anglophones at the University of Strasbourg. Dates: 18-19 May 2018 Venue: Reid Hall, 4 Rue…

CFP: Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas (15 December)

Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas  Call for Articles: 2018 Issue – The American Theatre and Drama Society www.atds.org Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and…

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

Call for papers: Gone with the Wind.  Submission deadline: December 1, 2017. The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue that explore this iconic film: responses to the film from reviewers and famous writers in non-English speaking countries; the film and World War II; the ways the film has been reinterpreted in other media; recasting gender/racial roles;…

CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 (27 October)

HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 Dear colleagues, Please find attached details of the 2018 HOTCUS winter symposium, taking place at the University of Nottingham on Saturday 17thFebruary 2018. We are particularly interested in using the symposium to showcase examples of the latest historical research in twentieth century American political history. This includes (but is not limited…

CFP: LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” (1 December)

LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” Organisers: Dr Arin Keeble (Edinburgh Napier) and Dr Sam Thomas (Durham). Keynote: Professor Stephen Shapiro (Warwick University) We are seeking proposals for a symposium to be hosted by the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University on May 5-6, 2018. Contemporary US…

Job: Professor of English and of African American Studies, Yale (15 November)

The Departments of African American Studies and English at Yale University seek to hire a scholar of Anglophone Caribbean literatures in a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, as commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.  The appointment will carry full membership in both departments.  Field specialization may include candidates whose work places…