BAAS Annual Conference

Call for Papers The 64th British Association for American Studies Conference 25-27 April 2019, University of Sussex   Keynote Speakers: Barbara Savage (University of Pennsylvania/University of Oxford), Robyn Weigman (Duke University), Jonathan Bell (UCL)   Conference Themes Proposals are welcomed on any subject in American Studies, and submissions are particularly welcome that address our two…

CFP: Journal of Festive Studies (1 November 2017)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the H-Celebration network, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018. The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and…

CFP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story (31 January 2018)

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story Guest Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series AmericanHorror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of a Special Issue for the European Journal of American Culture. Over six…

CFP: North American Women and World War One (31 July)

CFP: North American Women and World War One (November 4 2017) The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers for this year’s event under the heading of: ‘North American Women and World War One’.  Send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 31 July 2017. The United States entered World War One to make…

EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…

REGISTRATION: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (June 27)

Registration still open until June 27! The American New Wave: A Retrospective Bangor University 4-6 July 2017 Sponsored by the British Association for American Studies and US Embassy Keynote speakers Professor Robert Kolker (University of Maryland) Professor I.Q. Hunter (De Montfort University) Professor Linda Ruth Williams (University of Southampton) Peter Krämer (University of East Anglia)…

CFP: Special Issue of Southern Quarterly: Replaying Gone with the Wind (1 December)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Foodways in the South Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018) Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on foodways in the South. We are interested in interdisciplinary scholarly articles, unpublished archival materials, and photo essays that examine…

CFP: New Directions in American Philanthropy (7 June)

New Directions in American Philanthropy Sheffield Hallam University 14-15 September 2017 Meaning, literally, “love of all mankind”, the historian Lawrence J. Friedman has framed philanthropy as ‘a collective form of charitable giving.’ In the nearly two centuries since Alexis De Tocqueville’s observation that the United States is a ‘nation of joiners,’ volunteerism and philanthropy have…

CFP: HELAAS Summer School (5 June)

Call for Participation The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor)…