Registration: BAAS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Registration is now open for this year’s British Association for American Studies (BAAS) Postgraduate Conference! America’s Urgent and Great Problems: BAAS Postgraduate Conference 2018 3rd November 2018 Department of Arts and Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon-Tyne Information on the conference including where to register can be found through the following link. The cost includes food and…

Targeted Research Panels – BAAS Annual Conference

Targeted Research Panels British Association for American Studies Annual Conference The British Association for American Studies has available funding for convenors to organise two successive annual conference panels that will support, promote, and feature the production of research by and about people of colour, LGBTQ+ communities and disability communities. Through Targeted Research Panels, BAAS seeks…

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 broad themes: LGBTQ+ History. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall…

Reminder: BGEAH & BrANCH Postgraduate & Early Career Conference 2018

Please find below the link for registration for the exciting programme taking place on 23 March in London at Senate House, kindly co-ordinated by Gareth Davis. There is funding to support people attending from beyond London or the Southeast, so please sign up, spread the word, and come and join the conversations!   http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/14779  

The Transnational American Periodical symposium (15 December)

Fri 15 Dec 2017, 10:00 – 18:00 A symposium examining American magazines and newspapers through a global lens Traditionally, and following the work of Benedict Anderson, historians have viewed periodicals as a keystone of the modern nation state and a space for imagining nationhood. This symposium will challenge those perspectives, exploring how American periodicals and periodical literature, from…

CFP: 2018 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, University College Dublin (22 January 2018)

‘Foreign Bodies and Native Sons’ The Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, April 27-28, 2018. University College Dublin Call for Papers Although the relationship between the ‘native’ and the ‘foreign’ has been a longstanding, evolving site of contention in American cultural history, the Trump presidency has brought both terms (and their histories) to…

CFP: UCL Americas Research Network UCL, Annual Conference (4 December)

UCL Americas Research Network UCL, Institute of the Americas 4th Annual Conference 3-4 May 2018  Call for Academic Papers: Intersections in the Americas  With support of the Institute of the Americas and the UCL Doctoral School we are pleased to present the 4th Annual Conference of the Americas Research Network: Intersections in the Americas to be held at UCL,…

CFP: 43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, Senate House, London (30 November)

43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadian Studies, Senate House, London 19-21 April 2018 Keynote: Professor Margaret Macmillan 2018 – A Century Later: Memory, Remembrance and Change  On the centenary of the end of the First World War, BACS’ 2018 Annual Conference will look beyond the war itself, at its impact upon Canada, engagement with…

Registration open: BAAS and CHASE Postgraduate Conference, University of Essex (25-26 November)

BAAS Postgraduate Conference – Registration CLOSING SOON! Day 1 (25 Nov 2017): https://tinyurl.com/ycujjxyu  (Fee: £10) USSO Keynote: Patricia Malone (Queen’s University Belfast) ‘We Hold These Truths to Feel Self Evident: Post-Truth and American Myths, or “The Tyranny of Intimacy”’. Parallel Panel Sessions (We’ll publish the full programme for Day 1 soon.) Roundtable: Activism, Academia, and American Studies, speakers: Dr Kate Dossett (University of Leeds), Dr Francisca Fuentes (The…

CFP: Deadline extended “Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England Literature (27 November)

“Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England literature A panel organized by Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) and Stephanie Palmer (Nottingham Trent University) and sponsored by the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society for submission to the Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic Conference at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Ireland, June…