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,…

Race, Empire, Power and The Colour Line in International Politics (9 December 2015)

Race, Empire, Power and the Colour-line in International Politics Seminar This seminar is designed to present an opening salvo in an on-going series of events to debate the theoretical and empirical parameters of the racial, imperialist and power dynamics of the historical and contemporary domestic and global colour-line. Panellists Dr Mark Ledwidge, Canterbury Christ Church…

CFP: Heidelberg Centre For American Studies Spring Academy (15 November 2015)

  Heidelberg, Germany, 14-18 March, 2016 /Call for Papers/ The thirteenth HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held from March 14-18, 2016. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their…

CFP: SHAFR-TSA Summer Institute in the Netherlands (10 January 2016)

2016 SHAFR-TSA SUMMER INSTITUTE IN THE NETHERLANDS  “Culture, Propaganda, and Intelligence in Foreign Relations” The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), in partnership with the Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA), invites proposals for the SHAFR Summer Institute, to be held in the summer of 2016 in the Netherlands. The Institute will be timed so that…

EVENT: American Research Seminars, University of Leeds

  American Research Seminar Schedule University of Leeds Tuesday November 24th Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) The Gendered Work of History Making, LHRI Moveable Feast event School of English, 1:10-1:50 pm Wednesday December 9th Ann Schofield (University of Kansas) Respectability, Decadence, and the American Piano — 1880-1920 Room 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 4-6 pm Wednesday…

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,…