EVENT: Two Centuries of Peacemaking (7-8 June)

On 7 and 8 June, the academics from Newcastle University and Northumbria University are jointly hosting a conference celebrating ‘Two Centuries of Peacemaking’. The event marks two anniversaries: the bicentenary of the foundation of the Peace Society (the first major peace organisation in Britain) and the centenary of Britain’s enactment of conscription during World War One…

EVENT: SHAW Conference – Gender Religion and Activism (29 June)

Gender, Religion, and Activism Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) Ninth Annual Conference Programme 29th June 2016 Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London 9.30- Coffee and Tea 9.45- Welcoming Remarks 10-11: Panel 1 Vanessa Gamble (George Washington University), ‘Clinic and Church: The Activist Life of Dr…

Registration open: Freedom After Neoliberalism (9-10 June)

Freedom After Neoliberalism 9-10 June 2017 University of York, UK Keynote speakers: Nikolas Rose (KCL), Paul Crosthwaite (Edinburgh), Jane Elliott (KCL) This conference seeks to explore the idea of freedom beyond its limited economic function in neoliberal theory, and to consider perspectives on a future beyond neoliberalism and perhaps beyond capitalism. Panels will focus on…

EVENTS: American Studies Events at King’s College London

PICTURING WOMEN DIRECTORS: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND CONTEMPORARY THEMES Seminar with Professor Yvonne Tasker from University of East Anglia 4th May, 5:30pm, K3.11, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London More information: goo.gl/JlP54B ‘FATAL FACILITY’: F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, BURTON RASCOE, AND THE LOST REVIEW OF THE GREAT GATSBY Seminar with Professor Sarah Churchwell from the School of Advanced Study, University…

REGISTRATION: Marriage’s Global Past

We are delighted to announce the upcoming international conference “Marriage’s Global Past”, will be held 7-9 April, 2016 at Robinson College, University of Cambridge. The conference programme can be found here. This conference, co-organised by Sarah Pearsall, University of Cambridge, and Sara McDougall, John Jay College, CUNY, will explore marriage’s history from the medieval to the…

REGISTRATION OPEN: Mothering Slaves Conference

All are welcome to attend our forthcoming AHRC-funded ‘Mothering Slaves’ conference at the University of Reading, 19-21 April 2016. A complete programme can be accessed via the following link: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/motheringslaves/events/reading/programme/ If you would like to register for the conference (please note that all speakers and chairs are already registered and don’t need to do this…

Registration Open: Surveillance, Society, Culture (26-28 February)

Registration is now open for the international Conference “Surveillance | Society | Culture” that will be organized by the American Studies Department at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen (Germany) this February (26th-28th). The conference is free and is open to the public. All details about registration can be found at: https://surveillanceconference2016.wordpress.com/  

REGISTRATION: Network of American Periodical Studies Symposium (18 December 2015)

  American into Periodical Studies British Library Conference Centre, 18th December, 2015 A one-day Periodical and American Studies Symposium, organised by NAPS (Network of American Periodical Studies) The first NAPS symposium explores and debates some of the theoretical, methodological and practical implications of the rise of periodical studies for American Studies. Papers analyse the publication, production,…