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…

BGEAH 2017 Programme and Registration

Dear Colleagues, I’m pleased to confirm that registration for the British Group for Early American History Conference 2017 is now open online. Please use the University’s Online Store facility, which can be accessed via the ‘Book Your Place’ button on the Conference Webpage. http://www.port.ac.uk/centre-for-european-and-international-studies-research/events/bgeah-2017-land-and-water/ You will find that there is a list of delegate options…

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: 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…

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…

EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…