Register now for Cold War Geographies (16 January 2017)

Cold War Geographies – Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the British Library’s Cold War Geographies symposium on Monday 16th January 2017, hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies. The symposium builds on The British Library’s current major exhibition Maps of the Twentieth Century: Drawing the Line to explore and assess how the Cold War changed boundaries,…

CFP: Borders vs Bridges – (Trans)Nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (Deadline extension 13 January)

We would hereby like to inform you that the call for papers for our 3rd International Conference, Borders vs. Bridges: (Trans)nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (original deadline 2 December) has been extended until 13 January. In addition, a slight alteration has been made to the conference theme which now reads: Borders vs. Bridges: Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Americas…

CFP: International Ralph Ellison Symposium (1 March 2017)

The International Ralph Ellison Symposium September 28-30, 2017 Oxford University The Rothermere American Institute (www.rai.ox.ac.uk) at the University of Oxford and the Ralph Ellison Society (https://ellisonsociety.wordpress.com) are pleased to announce the first International Ralph Ellison Symposium. The symposium will bring together Ellison scholars and readers from the United States, the United Kingdom, and other international…

CFP: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America (15 January 2017)

Call for Papers: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America. The QMUL Biennial Symposium in American History At a rally in North Carolina on 5 November 2016, Donald Trump described his political journey: “I went from being the ultimate insider to being an outsider like they’ve never seen before.” Three days later he…

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: Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference (3 February 2017)

Transatlantic Studies Association 16th Annual Conference University College Cork, Ireland 10-12 July 2017 Call for Papers Established in 2002, the TSA is a broad network of scholars who use the ‘transatlantic’ as a frame of reference for their work in political, economic, cultural, historical, environmental, literary, and IR/security studies. All transatlantic-themed paper and panel proposals…

CFP: Britain, Canada and the Arts: Cultural Exchange as Post-War Renewal (1 December)

***DEADLINE EXTENDED Britain, Canada, and the Arts: Cultural Exchange as Post-war Renewal 15-17 June 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for a major international, interdisciplinary conference to be held at Senate House, London, in collaboration with the School of English, Communication and Philosophy (Cardiff University) and the University of Westminster. Coinciding with and celebrating…