BGEAH & BrANCH UNITE FOR A POSTGRADUATE AND EARLY CAREER CONFERENCE AT THE IHR IN LONDON

BGEAH & BrANCH UNITE FOR A POSTGRADUATE AND EARLY CAREER CONFERENCE AT THE IHR IN LONDON FRIDAY 23RD MARCH 2018   CALL FOR PAPERS In 2018, the British Group in Early American History Postgraduate and Early Career Conference enters its 4th year, and for the first time, joins forces with the British American Nineteenth Century…

CFP: Writing, the State, and the Rise of Neo-Nationalism: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Concerns (30 November)

Writing, the State, and the Rise of Neo-Nationalism: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Concerns  In January 1868, John William De Forest took to the pages of The Nation with a call that would resound over the next century and a half: the writing of the “Great American Novel.” In so doing, he asserted both the shaping force of…

CFP: American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 (20 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 Call for Papers The forty-fourth annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 January 2018. The keynote speaker will be Professor Marc J. Hetherington (Vanderbilt…

CFP: Native American Narratives in a Global Context (1 October)

Dear colleagues, I’m pleased to share this call for papers for a cross-disciplinary special issue of Transmotion, on the theme of ‘Native American Narratives in a Global Context: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives’. The deadline for abstracts is 1 October 2017 and the full call for papers can be found here: http://journals.kent.ac.uk/index.php/transmotion/announcement/view/19. In the contemporary moment, the world has seen an increase in transnational…

Talk: Professor Inderjeet Parmar, “Foundations of America’s Empire: How Elite Networks Dominate American Power at Home and Abroad” (14 September)

Free Public Lecture: Professor Inderjeet Parmar (City University of London), “Foundations of America’s Empire: How Elite Networks Dominate American Power at Home and Abroad” – 14th September 2017, 17.30-19.30, Sheffield Hallam University In this lecture, Parmar argues that corporate foundations – like Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller, among others – have played a significant but neglected or…

CFP: Coming to Terms? Confronting War and Peace through the Visual and Material in the Atlantic World, 1651-1865 (30 September)

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Coming to Terms? Confronting War and Peace through the Visual and Material in the Atlantic World, 1651-1865 Conference at the University of Pennsylvania, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and The University of Delaware 8 – 10 November 2018 Keynote Speaker: Professor Leora Auslander, University of Chicago. Program Committee: Dr Zara Anishanslin…

Exhibition open: Legacies of Slavery and Abolition (15 September – 14 October)

Exhibition Description The Portico Library opened its doors in 1806, just months before Parliament voted to abolish the Atlantic slave trade. These two events might seem to be unrelated to one another, but the Library’s founding members included both abolitionists and pro-slavery activists. Although it was not a port city directly involved in the slave…

CFP: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson (15 September)

Call For Papers: Edited Collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson As part of the Manchester University Press series, Contemporary American and Canadian Writers, this volume will chart recent and emerging critical opinion on the celebrated author, Marilynne Robinson. Having issued an earlier call for papers, the editors now seek proposals that specifically address the following…