CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

CFP: Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America (1 March 2018)

“Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America.” 17-18 July, 2018 – University of Kent Keynote Speakers: Professor Helen Small, Pembroke College, University of Oxford Professor Priscilla Wald, Duke University This conference aims to stimulate a wide-ranging discussion about the interactions between British and American literature, education, and the sciences of the mind between 1850-1950.…

CFP: Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches (21 September)

“Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018 Call for Papers For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred…

CFP: HOTCUS Winter Symposium (21 August)

Call for Papers We hold these truths to be self-evident: Post-Truth & American Myths A BAAS/CHASE Postgraduate Conference Hosted by the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex 25-26 November 2017 “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it”- Jonathan Swift When we approach the concept of truth, we are confronted with a minefield of epistemological…

BAAS Annual Conference

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…

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in US Presidential Politics (30 June)

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in U.S. Presidential Politics Date: 30 Jun 2017, 15:00 to 30 Jun 2017, 17:00 Venue: IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Speaker: Professor Bruce Newman (DePaul University) Since Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, there have…

CFP: India@70 (1 July)

India@70 September 21, 2017 University of Nottingham, UK Keynote speaker: Andrew Whitehead, Honorary Professor Institute for Asia and Pacific Studies, Senior Research Fellow King’s India Institute, and former Editor of BBC World Service News. The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham…

CFP: North American Women and World War One (31 July)

CFP: North American Women and World War One (November 4 2017) The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers for this year’s event under the heading of: ‘North American Women and World War One’.  Send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 31 July 2017. The United States entered World War One to make…

Schools: TeacherHub > English (29 June)

Thursday 29 June, 4.30pm-8.00pm The Boilerhouse, Royal Holloway, University of London Our TeacherHub>English Forum is exclusively for KS5 English Literature teachers and is free to attend. Following feedback from our TeacherHub>English community members, this year we are focusing on American Literature for our Forum. The agenda is to be confirmed, but will include a: Lecture from one…

Time Machines: The Past, the Future and How Stories Take Us There (27 May – 3 September)

Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there 27 May – 3 September 2017 Palace Green Library, Durham University How big is time? And what will the future be like? Time is something humans have always tried to measure, conceptualise and understand. Visitors to a new exhibition at Durham University’s…