CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions (1 February 2016)

CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions, 23rd April 2016, York St John University Organisers: Dr Kaley Kramer & Dr Anne-Marie EvansYork St John University is proud to host a one day conference exploring representations of the city and urban spaces in literature and media. The city as a human institution has a long history;…

CFP: MA Conference ‘Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place’ (8 January 2016)

Our MA-level graduate conference “Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place,” taking place on April 2, 2016 in Leipzig (Germany) will investigate the construction, mediation, and representation of urban spaces and places on an interdisciplinary level. Proposals are due by January 8, 2016. Please find attached the complete call for proposals and the conference poster.…

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,…

CFP: IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis (25 January 2016)

  IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis University of Sussex and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton), 8-10 September 2016 Creativity is clearly a vital aspect of popular music and one which may be understood from a variety of perspectives, for example those of educators, composers, musicians,…

REGISTRATION: Collaboration in America and Collaborative Work in American Studies, BAAS/HOTCUS Conference (26 November 2015)

Jointly organised by researchers at the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde Saturday 5th December 2015 Collaboration, n. United labour, co-operation; esp. in literary, artistic, or scientific work. Spec. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. (OED Online) From politics to culture, artistic creation to commercial production, civil disobedience to peaceful protest, collaboration is demonstrably of…

CFP: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights (7 December 2015)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights International Workshop University of Sussex School of History, Art History and Philosophy Sussex Centre for American Studies and Centre for German-Jewish Studies Brighton, 14–15 April 2016Until not long ago, the story of the African American civil rights movement has been told largely within…

CFP: Panel Proposal for BAAS/IAAS Conference – ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ (20 October 2015)

  CFP: ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ BAAS 61 & IAAS 46 7-9 April 2016 Queen’s University Belfast Digital tools, digitized documents, and digital forms of presenting research have transformed the way that scholars of American literature, history and politics conduct and disseminate their work. To reflect these developments in the critical field, submissions are…

CFP: Network of American Periodical Studies Roundtable, BAAS/IAAS 2016 (23 October 2015)

  NAPS Roundtable: Reading Periodicals: Visual and Verbal Conjunctions British Association of American Studies, Conference 7-9th April, 2015, Queen’s University Belfast. Anne E. Carroll has described the relation between written and visual materials in periodicals in terms of ‘dynamic conjunctions’. According to Carroll, meanings are produced through the multimedia format of periodical publication. This roundtable…