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…

College Art Association and Terra Foundation for American Art Publication Grants (15 September)

The College Art Association and Terra Foundation for American Art Announce Opening of 2018 Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant The College Art Association welcomes applications and letters of intent for the 2018 Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant. Guidelines for the grant define “American art” as art (circa 1500–1980) of…

CFP: Journal of Festive Studies (1 November 2017)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the H-Celebration network, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018. The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and…

CFP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story (31 January 2018)

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story Guest Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series AmericanHorror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of a Special Issue for the European Journal of American Culture. Over six…

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…

Junior Research Fellowship in American History, University of Oxford (16 June)

Junior Research Fellowship in American History, Rothermere American Institute and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford The Rothermere American Institute and St Edmund Hall invite applications for a three-year Junior Research Fellowship in American History, beginning in October 2017. The Fellow’s principal duty will be to produce exceptional research at postdoctoral level for publication in…