01/05/18 – CFP “Seeing Like a Capitalist: Histories of Commercial Surveillance in America”

The history of surveillance is often associated with the history of the state. However, commercial organizations in the United States – from insurance companies to audience rating firms and database marketers, to corporate personnel and auditing departments – also exercise power over citizens through systems of identification, classification, and monitoring. The history of commercial surveillance thus intersects with key issues concerning the history of privacy, information, social sorting and discrimination, and technologies of discipline and control. Leggi tutto “01/05/18 – CFP “Seeing Like a Capitalist: Histories of Commercial Surveillance in America””

27/04/18. AHA Summer Blogger

A key skill for 21st-century historians, whether they work in the professoriate, public history, government, publishing, or beyond, is the ability to communicate through a variety of media to different audiences. Many historians have turned to blogging to reach a broad public audience, and the success of historical writing online demonstrates a hunger for historians’ point of view.  Leggi tutto “27/04/18. AHA Summer Blogger”

30/06/2018 – CFP: ICIM 2019 International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI)

ICIM 2019
International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism
Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI)
ISCAP-P.PORTO, 28-29-30 March 2019
Call for Papers Leggi tutto “30/06/2018 – CFP: ICIM 2019 International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism Centre for Intercultural Studies (CEI)”

Bando e Brochure XIV Summer School CISPEA

Si segnala la pubblicazione del bando per la XIV Summer School CISPEA (Centro Inter-universitario di Storia e Politica Euro-Americana) 1968-2018 – Dalla crisi dell’ordine newdealista all’America di TrumpLa scuola si terrà dal 24 al 27 giugno presso l’Istituto Alcide Cervi di Reggio Emilia, in collaborazione con Istituto Banfi, Istituto Cervi e Cooperativa Boorea. Il bando mette a concorso 14 posti e scade il 10 maggio. È possibile scaricare bando e brochure informativa sul sito del Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali dell’Università di Bologna oppure sul sito del CISPEA

Brochure Summer School 2018 Bando Summer School CISPEA 2018

19/04/2018 – Seminario American Studies Italy, Università degli studi di Trento

Si informa (si veda locandina allegata) che in data 19 aprile alle ore 10 al Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia dell’università di Trento, si terrà il seminario dal titolo “Narrative and Counter-narratives: The Stories Americans Tell About Race” condotto dalla Prof. a Jessica Maucione, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington State.
Il seminario è offerto dall’Ambasciata USA nell’ambito del programma American Studies Italy.
La Prof.a Maucione si soffermerà su testi di letteratura, cinema e cultura popolare statunitense per interrogare il ruolo di personaggi e narrazioni che separano la specie umana lungo artefatte linee di razza, celebrare la presunta superiorità “bianca” e disumanizzare personaggi “neri”, “scuri” “gialli”.
Responsabile dell’incontro: Prof.a Giovanna Covi.
Il seminario è programmato per gli studenti di Letterature Angloamericane e aperto a chiunque abbia interesse.

15\04\2018 – CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference

The Society for the Study of American Travel Writing invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference in Denver, Colorado. November 7-11, 2018. Leggi tutto “15\04\2018 – CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2018 Triennial Conference”

18/05/2018 – CFP: Let the Sun Shine In: American Theatre, Protest and Censorship

Let the Sun Shine In: American Theatre, Protest and Censorship

An international conference co-sponsored by the American Theatre & Drama Society

and the Eccles Centre for American Studies

http://www.atds.org/

https://www.bl.uk/eccles-centre

October 26-27, 2018

British Library, London (UK)

 

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13-14/04/18, Turin (IT). International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King”

International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King” organized by Centro di studi Americani e Transatlantici Bairati.

April, 12-13, 2018 – Campus Luigi Einaudi
Lungo Dora Siena 100 – Torino

If you’d like to read more about MLK heritage, here’s a post serie by Robert Greene II on Society for U.S. Intellectual History‘s blog

For any info:

Federica Morelli, federica.morelli@unito.it
Simone Cinotto, s.cinotto@unisg.it

The conference is organized with the support of:

  • UCEBI – Unione Cristiana Evangelica Battista d’Italia
  • U.S. Consulate in Italy in Milan
  • Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne