CFP: USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics (30 March)

USAbroad – Journal of American History and Politics is the first Italian academic journal published annually by an editorial team of early-career scholars and entirely dedicated to the study of U.S. history and politics. The journal pays particular attention to recent historiographic trends (Atlantic and global history, transnational history) and multidisciplinary approaches, which intermingle history with…

CFP: Edited Collection on Hamilton (7 April)

The musical Hamilton, which opened on Broadway in August 2015 after a successful run at the Public Theater, has, in just a few years, become an awards powerhouse, a political lightning rod, and a cultural touchstone. Lin-Manual Miranda’s epic work, based on Ron Chernow’s sweeping biography of Alexander Hamilton, stands at the intersection where history and…

CFP: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0 (1 June)

Call for Proposals: Race/Gender/Class/Media 4.0: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Rebecca Ann Lind, Editor). Proposals are sought from scholars across all disciplines for the fourth edition of Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers (Routledge, 2019). Edited by Rebecca Ann Lind, University of Illinois at Chicago (rebecca@uic.edu), the book will examine the consequences, implications, or…

CFP: Before and After Beat Exploded: Essential Studies on ruth weiss (12 April)

CALL FOR PAPERS (extended deadline) “Before and after Beat exploded: Essential studies on ruth weiss.” ruth weiss has worked for almost seven decades – and at 88 continues to work – with a plurality of artistic forms: she has authored around twenty poetry books, performed and recorded Jazz & Poetry, written more than ten plays,…

ATDS Emerging Scholar Award (1 March)

ATDS EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD Call for Submissions Submissions Due: March 1 2017 The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS), in coordination with the Black Theatre Association (BTA), is pleased to announce its ninth annual emerging scholars “Curtain Up” ATHE panel. Papers submitted may treat any aspect of theatre, performance, and drama of the Americas, its…

CFP: Edited Collection: Animals in Detective Fiction (31 March)

Animals in Detective Fiction Since its origins in the mid nineteenth century, detective fiction has been populated by a huge array of beasts. If the genre begins, as is widely supposed (though not without some debate), with Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘Murders in the Rue Morgue’ (1841), then detective fiction’s very first culprit is an animal.…

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…

CFP: Special Issue on Troubled Identities and the Continuing Relevance of Cultural Studies (10 January 2017)

The Apollonian Vol. 4, Issue 3 (September 2017) Special Issue on Troubled Identity and the Continuing Relevance of Cultural Studies Deadline: 1 June 2017 Guest edited by Jonathan Wright and Susan Flynn (London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London) Our increased attention with new forms of citizenship, changing social landscapes and emergent sets of social relations…

CFP: Media Coverage and the US Presidential Election of 2016, USSO Series (15 December 2016)

Media Coverage and the Presidential Election of 2016 January 2017 US Studies Online The American presidential election of 2016 has prompted many different issues between the various candidates who represent a plethora of interests.  However, from amongst the numerous interests, there are patterns that seem to emerge in how they are discussed and presented to…