Registration open: In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980 (27-28 October)

Registration is now open for the conference ‘In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980’ (University of St Andrews, 27th and 28th October). This international conference addresses how categories such as the ‘provincial’, the ‘regional’, and the ‘international’ have operated in relation to American art during the post-war period, as well as how…

Registration open: BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium “The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century US” (27 October)

BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium: “The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century U.S.” November 17-18, 2017 Reed Hall, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter Registration is now open for the 3rd Biennial BrANCA Symposium. The programme, which features papers on a diverse range of nineteenth-century American literature, is below. Registration is £40.00 (£30.00 for postgraduates), and there is an…

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in US Presidential Politics (30 June)

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in U.S. Presidential Politics Date: 30 Jun 2017, 15:00 to 30 Jun 2017, 17:00 Venue: IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Speaker: Professor Bruce Newman (DePaul University) Since Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, there have…

Registration open: Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000 (10 May)

Registration is now open for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium be held at Oxford University on May 19. A draft programme can also be accessed via the symposium website, www.poetrysince2000.wordpress.com. The £15 registration fee includes lunch, refreshments, and a wine reception, and will close on May 10.  The symposium aims to consider some of the ways in which poets’ ideas…

Registration open: Spectacle and Spectatorship: An American Studies Symposium (18 May)

Spectacles and Spectatorship: An American Studies Symposium Thursday, May 18, 2017, 10.30am-6pm. University of Manchester, UK Keynote speaker: Amy Wood (Illinois State University), “Ethical Engagement, Historical Memory, and the Spectacle of Black Suffering.” This interdisciplinary workshop will explore modes of spectatorship and sites of spectacle in modern US culture. Our aim is to begin thinking about the ways…

Registration open: BRANCH Conference 2017 (6-8 October)

Dear all, We are pleased to inform you that registration for BrANCH 2017 is now open. The conference will take place 6-8 October 2017, at the University of Warwick. For a full programme, and to register, click here. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Lydia Plath & Tim Lockley Conference Organisers, BrANCH…

Food Studies in the USA: New Directions (11 May)

FOOD STUDIES IN THE USA: NEW DIRECTIONS   THURSDAY 11 MAY, 16:30–18:00. School of English, University of Leeds On May 11, the School of English at the University of Leeds is hosting a panel session in which three leading scholars in the vibrant field of US food culture studies will join in conversation and discuss their new research: Dr. J. Michelle Coghlan is Lecturer in…

Borders vs. Bridges: Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Americas (11-12 May)

Dear Friends and Colleagues of the UCL Americas Research Network We are delighted to send you the program for our upcoming conference Borders vs. Bridges: Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Americas. Our third international annual conference will be held on the 11-12 May this year, at the Institute of the Americas, UCL, in London. We are confident that this conference will…

Registration open – Voices of Dissent: Social Movements and Political Protest in Postwar America (19 May)

“Voices of Dissent”: Social Movements and Political Protest in Post-war America: Registration Open Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford 2 June, 2017 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Michael S. Foley (Université Grenoble Alpes), author of Front Porch Politics: The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism in the 1970s and 1980s  Dr Simon Hall (University of Leeds), author of American…