BGEAH Postgrad and Early Career Conference, 31 May 2017

Postgraduate and Early Career Conference in Early American History 2017 Date 31 Mar 2017, 09:00 to 31 Mar 2017, 18:00 Type Conference / Symposium Venue IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description The IHR and British Group of Early American Historians (BGEAH) invite you to attend the…

Royal Academy of Arts, ‘America After the Fall’ (25 February – 4 June 2017)

Royal Academy of Arts, America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s. 25 February – 4 June 2017 With all eyes on America at the moment, this show could not be more timely. Bringing together 45 truly iconic works, it paints an electrifying portrait of the great social changes like immigration, industrialisation and urbanisation, which shook…

CFP: Transformers: All that is Solid Changes into Something Else (28 February 2017)

TRANSFORMERS: all that is solid changes into something else INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON  PRACTICES AND MEMES IN CONTEMPORARY MEDIA & CULTURE Department of Languages and Cultures University of Aveiro, Portugal 29, 30 June & 1 July 2017 Keynote addresses by: Roz Kaveney, Author and Activist Toby Miller, University of California Riverside & Loughborough University London The…

Assistant Professor of American Literature and Cultures, University of Warwick (12 March 2017)

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor in American Literature and Culture from 1900 to the present from 15 September 2017. Any twentieth- or twenty-first century period or specialism will be considered, but candidates should demonstrate engagement with the changing dynamics of the…

US Studies Events at UCL Institute of the Americas

Trump’s Triumph and Early Days: a Historian’s Perspective Feb 21, 2017 6:00 PM – Venue: UCL Malet Place Engineering Building Room 1.02, 2 Malet Place, London WC1E Dr Elizabeth Tandy Shermer (Loyola University Chicago) Was Donald Trump’s win over Democrat Hillary Clinton really that surprising or unprecedented? It may seem so, given the gaffs, one-liners, and memorable moments,…

Notice of 2018 BAAS Elections

Due to unforeseen circumstances (Ben Offiler’s acceptance of the position of associator editor of theJournal of American Studies and Sue Currell’s resignation), an extraordinary election will be held for the post of Treasurer (three-year term) and EAAS Representative (five-year term). Following the adoption of a new constitution in 2016, BAAS elections can now be held via electronic voting, although ordinarily these will take…

CFP and Call for Art: “The Summer of Love”: A One Day Counter-cultural Event (1 March)

Registration is now open for  “The Summer of Love”: A One-Day Countercultural Event in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer of 1967 Queen’s University Belfast, 28 July 2017 The Summer of Love was not simply an American phenomenon but an occurrence with international and intercultural influence and significant social and political effects, transforming…

CFP: Winning the Western Approaches: Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the US Navy in Ireland, 1917-18 (12 March)

Winning the Western Approaches: Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and the US Navy in Ireland, 1917-18 University College Cork 5 – 7 July 2017 Industrial warfare during the First World War extended underwater, as submarines destroyed up to 5,000 vessels and altered the course of the conflict. Germany’s resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare in early 1917 brought…

CFP: Encounters in the “Game-Over” Era: The Americas in Video Games (28 February)

Call for Submissions Encounters in the ‘Game-Over Era’: The Americas in Video Games Research done in the frame of the ‘new imperial studies’ has made it clear that in the past half century our everyday relationship to and encounters with ‘empire’ and our (post)colonial heritage have changed almost entirely. On the one hand, the contemporary…