Event: International Hemingway Conference (22-28 July 2018)

XVIII International Hemingway Conference HEMINGWAY IN PARIS “Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway’s Moveable Feast JULY 22-28, 2018 Conference Co-Directors: H. R. Stoneback & Matthew Nickel Paris Site Coordinators: Alice Mikal Craven & William E. Dow Host Institution: The American University of Paris Mark your calendars now for what promises to be an…

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference (15 February 2017)

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation  October 5-7, 2017 University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American Studies Dublin, Ireland A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society (www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu) Our conference site in Dublin calls to mind issues of migration, immigration, emigration, colonization, revolution, and other changes that result from the movement of people, ideas, and…

CFP: American Politics Group Conference (31 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2017 ‘Change and Continuity in U.S. Politics’ Call for Papers The forty-third annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at the University of Leicester (UK) from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January 2017. The keynote speaker will…

CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (31 August)

Border Crossings: Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (SSAWW & Université Bordeaux Montaigne) Reminder: Individual paper deadline is 31 August 2016. PDF of the CFP is available here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/cfp-border-crossings-translation-migration-gender-in-the-americas-the-transatlantic-the-transpacific-deadline-august-31-2016/ Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie Durrans To maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BAAS Conference 2020 (31 December 2016)

The CFP for the British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (6-8 April 2017) is now open. Conference and panel proposals may be sent to BAAS2017@canterbury.ac.uk by 1 November 2016. Follow the conference on Twitter (@BAAS2017) and find more details here: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/american-studies/research/baas-annual-conference-2017.aspx In 2018 BAAS and the European Association for American Studies will jointly host the annual BAAS and biennial…

EVENT: Appalachian Conference (16 July)

Saturday 16 July, 10:00am – 5:00pm Cecil Sharp House, London Pastoralism and modernity in the southern mountains: a centenary symposium on Cecil Sharp’s 1916 Appalachian journey. 2016 marks the centenary of song collector and folklorist Cecil Sharp’s Appalachian fieldtrip, an event that shaped both North American and European conceptions of the history and culture of the southern…

CFP: Black Love: A Symposium (9 January 2017)

Black Love: A Symposium The 80th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God September 14-16, 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS On September 18, 1937, Zora Neale Hurston’s seminal novel Their Eyes Were Watching God was published. It initially received tepid praise, at best, along with needlessly harsh criticism from fellow fiction writer Richard…

REGISTRATION: The US and US: American History in Britain in the Twenty-First Century – A Workshop for Early Career Researchers (13 July)

The US and Us: American History in Britain in the Twenty-First Century A Workshop for Early Career Researchers 15-16 September 2016 The United Kingdom has long been home to a number of world renowned historians of the United States. However, historians of the U.S. based in the United Kingdom face a number of distinct challenges.…

EVENT: Negotiated Territories: Rethinking Americas Borders (17 June)

Negotiated Territories: Rethinking America’s Borders York St. John University, 23 June 2016 Recent debates over immigration in the United States, and elsewhere, have led to renewed interest in the meaning of borders, frontiers, regions, and the spaces and places in-between. The study of borderlands has become of crucial intellectual concern to scholars in the humanities…

CALL FOR CHAIRS: NSRN Indigenous Environments Conference (6-8 July)

PANEL CHAIRS sought for NSRN Indigenous Environments conference, July 6-8, at UEA Conference Registration: https://www.uea.ac.uk/american-studies/indigenous-environments-conference WEDNESDAY 6th JULY PANEL 1: ARTISTIC ENVIRONMENTS CHAIR: GARETH CLAYTON (University of East Anglia, UK and University of Victoria, Canada) “Sga gisdll: Storyline”: The renaming of formline through the Haida language project of Gwaai and Jaalen Edenshaw DENIZ BAKER (Glyndwr University, UK) ‘Everything depends…