CFP: Network of American Periodical Studies Roundtable, BAAS/IAAS 2016 (23 October 2015)

  NAPS Roundtable: Reading Periodicals: Visual and Verbal Conjunctions British Association of American Studies, Conference 7-9th April, 2015, Queen’s University Belfast. Anne E. Carroll has described the relation between written and visual materials in periodicals in terms of ‘dynamic conjunctions’. According to Carroll, meanings are produced through the multimedia format of periodical publication. This roundtable…

CFP: American Literature Association – Louisa May Alcott Society (20 January 2016)

  Louisa May Alcott Society – Call for Papers American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, San FranciscoRepresentations of Teaching and Learning in Alcott As attested to by her essay, ‘Recollections of my Childhood’, Alcott’s ideas of education were always caught between the innovative techniques but formal structure of ‘my father’s school’ and the more…

CFP: Two Centuries of Peacemaking: From The Peace Society to Martin Luther King (23 October 2015)

  Two centuries of peacemaking: From the Peace Society to Martin Luther King Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, with the Martin Luther King Peace Committee,June 7–8, 2016. 2016 is an anniversary year that serves as a useful marker for academics and activists to contemplate where we stand in our understanding of peace and how to achieve…

Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art (1 December 2015)

  The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce a new structure for its Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art. Starting in 2016-2017, three twelve-month fellowships will be awarded annually—one each at the predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior levels—to non-U.S. candidates who are researching American art or to U.S. scholars with an exceptionally…

CFP: Visible Hands: Markets and the Making of American Art (23 October 2015)

  The ‘invisible hand’ of the market, an idea first coined by enlightenment philosopher Adam Smith, has become a fundamental principle for advocates of free market capitalism. Smith’s famous turn of phrase disembodies the sensations of sight and touch, but by restoring their primacy in the workshop’s title, his metaphor acquires new possibilities for tracing…

European Journal of American Studies Senior Editor for History, Politics, IR and Social Sciences (19 October 2015)

  The European Journal of American Studies is the official journal of the European Association for American Studies, and can be accessed at http://ejas.revues.org The editorial team is led by three Senior Editors, one covering Literature, Culture and the Arts, one managing the Journal’s interests in History, Politics, Social Sciences and International Relations, and a third co-ordinating the…

EVENT: Annual Raymond Williams Lecture (21 November 2015)

  Annual Raymond Williams Lecture 2015 The Annual Raymond Williams Lecture is organised by the Raymond Williams Society (RWS). ‘Social Perspectives in Bad Times: Re-Reading Williams’s Modern Tragedy’ Susan Watkins, editor of New Left Review 21 November at 3pm Ruskin College, Oxford Please visit our website for more information: http://raymondwilliams.co.uk/the-raymond-williams-annual-lecture/ Or contact kristin.ewins@oru.se with any…