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…

CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 (27 October)

HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 Dear colleagues, Please find attached details of the 2018 HOTCUS winter symposium, taking place at the University of Nottingham on Saturday 17thFebruary 2018. We are particularly interested in using the symposium to showcase examples of the latest historical research in twentieth century American political history. This includes (but is not limited…

Registration open: In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980 (27-28 October)

Registration is now open for the conference ‘In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism 1940-1980’ (University of St Andrews, 27th and 28th October). This international conference addresses how categories such as the ‘provincial’, the ‘regional’, and the ‘international’ have operated in relation to American art during the post-war period, as well as how…

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 (15 November 2017)

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 The British Association for American Studies and the European Association for American Studies are pleased to announce that travel grants are available for the 2018 EBAAS conference in London. Applicants who fall into any of the below categories are eligible to apply: postgraduate students early career scholars scholars from countries with…

CFP: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory (12 January 2018)

Conference: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory  Call for Papers Venue: Institute of the Americas, UCL Date: 21-22 June 2018  Focusing on the experience of the Americas, and in light of the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, this conference analyses the impact, legacies and memories of that exceptional year. 1968 witnessed a number of dramatic…

Events: Tate Modern

Tate Modern – Events Artist’s Talk: Stan Douglas 25 October 2017, 18.30-20.00, Starr Cinema, Tate Modern Based in Vancouver, the Canadian artist Stan Douglas is celebrated for compelling films, photographs and installations that examine forms of storytelling, and question the division between fact and fiction. The event takes places ahead of a new exhibition at Victoria…

CFP: American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 (20 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 The forty-fourth annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 January 2018. The keynote speaker will be Professor Marc J. Hetherington (Vanderbilt University) http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/bio/marc-hetherington There is…