30/04/2018 – CFP: Graduate Conference Unior 2018

È uscita la Call for Papers della Graduate Conference Unior 2018 con titolo “Sottosopra – Indagine su processi di sovversione”, organizzata dall’Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” – Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Comparati. Deadline: 30 Aprile 2018. Leggi tutto “30/04/2018 – CFP: Graduate Conference Unior 2018”

13/05/2018 – CFP: Usa Abroad ‘Rewinding Global America: Nationalism and Contested Power’

Call for proposals – Rewinding Global America: Nationalism and Contested Power
USA Abroad – Journal of American History and Politics
Deadline: 13 May 2018

Nationalism has been a defining feature of American history, politics, and international relations. From the Declaration of Independence and the Four Freedoms of Franklin D. Roosevelt, through the “shining city upon a hill,” the “melting pot,” “affluent society,” and consumerism, the United States has created an exceptional, expansive, and open image of itself as the “global nation” founded on a set of seemingly universal principles. Leggi tutto “13/05/2018 – CFP: Usa Abroad ‘Rewinding Global America: Nationalism and Contested Power’”

30/04/2018 – CFP: Tourism, cinema and TV series

Tourism, cinema and TV series (Université de Lille 3, UFR LEA, France, 12 octobre 2018)

Over the last thirty odd-years, a growing number of film and TV productions have left the confines of Hollywood studios, either to benefit from interesting tax incentives or to find new scenery that can visually surprise audiences. Leggi tutto “30/04/2018 – CFP: Tourism, cinema and TV series”

Book reviewers wanted for The New Americanist

The New Americanist is seeking reviewers for the titles listed below. If you are interested, please write to newamericanistjournal@gmail.com and name the title you are interested in and your institutional affiliation.
The reviews should be 750-1000 words in length. Please offer only if you are able to complete the review. Leggi tutto “Book reviewers wanted for The New Americanist”

01/06/2018 – CFP: Global History and Catholicism

April 18, 2017; Tulips in front of the Main Building. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

Global History and Catholicism

An International Conference
Sponsored by the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

The University of Notre Dame | April 4–6, 2019

Deadline: 1 June 2018

This conference explores the intersection between global history—arguably the most significant development in historical scholarship over the last generation—and the history of the Roman Catholic Church, one of the world’s most global institutions. Leggi tutto “01/06/2018 – CFP: Global History and Catholicism”

31/05/2018 – CFC: Frankenstein Revived

Frankenstein Revived: Essays on the International Reception, Translation and Recasting of Mary Shelley’s Novel

A collection edited by Jorge Bastos da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal) and Katarzyna Pisarska (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland)

Upon its publication in 1818, Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus was praised as showing “uncommon powers of poetic imagination” by no less a reviewer than Walter Scott. Five years later, R. B. Peake’s dramatization,Presumption!, was exposed in the press as embodying “the very horrid and unnatural details” of the novel. Leggi tutto “31/05/2018 – CFC: Frankenstein Revived”

01/06/2018 – CFP: Call for papers: 11th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious

24th June 1970: A group of nuns outside the Westminster Library opposite the Church House in Victoria, London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Commemoration, Preservation, Celebration

Eleventh Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious

Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana | June 23–26, 2019

Deadline: 1 June, 2018

The Program Committee invites proposals for papers and panels that address the conference theme, “Commemoration, Preservation, Celebration,” from academics and independent scholars in the fields of history, sociology, literature, anthropology, theology, gender studies, visual and creative arts, material culture, religious studies, and communications. Leggi tutto “01/06/2018 – CFP: Call for papers: 11th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious”

01/10/2018 – CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Amiri Baraka

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Amiri Baraka
Guest edited by Ozge Ozbek Akiman, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2018

This issue of JAST will be dedicated to the works and legacy of Amiri Baraka—poet, dramatist, essayist and activist. Formerly known as LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka entered the Greenwich Village literary scene in 1957 as one of the most original poets and editors of the new writing and poetry that was emerging outside of academia and the established publishing world. Leggi tutto “01/10/2018 – CFP: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Amiri Baraka”

15/06/2018 – CFP: Crossroads II: City/Non-city

Institute of Modern Languages
University of Białystok, Poland
29-30 November 2018
Deadline: June 15, 2018

The Institute of Modern Languages is pleased to invite scholars from Poland and abroad to the Crossroads II Conference: City/Non-City that will be held on 29-30 November 2018 at the University of Białystok. Leggi tutto “15/06/2018 – CFP: Crossroads II: City/Non-city”

01/04/2018 – CFP: Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement

A Symposium on Three Continents Australia • United States • Italy
Melbourne • April 2018 / New York • November 2018 / Genova • June 2019                                                                                           Deadline: 1 April 2018.

“Transnationalism & Questions of Identity” New York City • November 1-3, 2018 John D. Calandra Italian American Institute 25 West 43rd Street, Suite 1700 New York, NY 10036 Leggi tutto “01/04/2018 – CFP: Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement”