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…

CFP: Special Issue: ‘Transatlantic Franzen’ (1 December 2017)

Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations   Transatlantic Franzen The journal Symbiosis (http://www.symbiosistransatlantic.com/) invites articles of 5,000 to 7,000 words for a special issue on Transatlantic Jonathan Franzen, to appear in October 2018. While the following list is not prescriptive, articles may, for example, offer comparative analyses of Franzen’s…

Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture 2016 (27 October) and Nominations for 2017 (1 December)

Michael Lobel to give Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16 The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled “What John Sloan Can…

CFP: aspeers: “American Monsters” (23 October)

CfP “American Monsters” aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as…

CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First Century Writing (30 April 2017)

Since its publication in 2014, Canadian author Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven has attracted enthusiastic critical responses. This post-apocalyptic novel won an Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction in 2015 and was shortlisted for many other awards, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. In this OLH Special…

CFP: Special Issue of C21 – ‘Literature of the Antropocene’ (31 October)

CFP Special Issue of C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings on ‘The Literature of the Anthropocene’ (ed. Diletta De Cristofaro and Daniel Cordle) The concept of the Anthropocene, deemed by Bruno Latour “the best alternative we have to usher us out of the notion of modernization”, blurs the distinction between human and geological history (Dipesh Chakrabarty). It speaks,…

CALL FOR REVIEWERS: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (9 September)

Call for reviewers: HOTCUS PG Conference This year HOTCUS is collaborating with US Studies Online to cover the debates and papers at this year’s HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (9 September, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne). They are calling for reviewers to cover a number of panels to draw out significant debates and offer critical commentary on the themes…

CFP: Special issue of European Journal of American Culture: Violence Interpreted (8 September)

Violence interpreted: Connections between the Violent Past of the United States and Conflict Today. Violent confrontations and racial discrimination have influenced the United States on multiple levels. At the beginning of the twentieth century the country confronted a wave of violent unrests that molded American society and prepared the ground for massive changes in political,…

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue (22 July)

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue The editorial committee of the Irish Journal of American Studies invites submissions for inclusion in a Special Issue of the journal on the work of Marilynne Robinson. To be published in Spring 2017, this Special Issue will explore the literary, historical, political, and religious contexts of Robinson’s writing, both fiction and non-fiction.…