Call for Chapters: Edited collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson

** This is the second call for chapters **

As part of the Manchester University Press series, Contemporary American and Canadian Writers, this volume will chart recent and emerging c

ritical opinion on the celebrated author, Marilynne Robinson. Leggi tutto “Call for Chapters: Edited collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson”

ExRe(y) 2018 Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

The second of the biannual ExRe(y) conferences will be held in Lublin next May. The two-day international conference titled “ExRe(y) 2018. Leggi tutto “ExRe(y) 2018 Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture”

CFP: Costellazioni n. 8 (February 2019)

The New Languages of American Democracy

In the past twenty years, American democracy had to face a number of high impact events which have heavily affected its domestic scene, as well as the delicate balance of its world-wide political relations—from the final years of the Clinton administration to the election of George Bush and the tragedy of Ground Zero from the second Gulf War, to the election of an African American President like Barack Obama, to the emergence of a female candidate for the White House, to the recent election of the highly controversial President currently in charge, these are just a few of the crucial passages the U. S. democratic system has suffered in its recent past. Leggi tutto “CFP: Costellazioni n. 8 (February 2019)”

Aspeers – Emerging voices in American Studies

Swift Today: His Legacy From The Enlightement To Modern-Day Politics

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
30th November – 1st December 2017

Second Call For Papers:
“Swift Today: His Legacy from the Enlightenment to Modern-Day Politics” is a conference commemorating the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift: the acclaimed Irish author of Gulliver’s Travels, Leggi tutto “Swift Today: His Legacy From The Enlightement To Modern-Day Politics”

HCA Spring Academy 2018

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications from international Ph.D. students for its fifteenth annual HCA Spring Academy conference on American Culture, Geography, History, Literature, Politics & Religion. The conference will take place in Heidelberg, Germany, from March 19 to March 23, 2018. Leggi tutto “HCA Spring Academy 2018”

Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement

A Symposium on Three Continents: Australia • United States • Italy

  • Living Transcultural Spaces – Melbourne: 5 – 7 April 2018 – Call For Papers Open
  • Transnationalism and Questions of Identity – New York: 1-3 November 2018
  • Between Immigration and Historical Amnesia – Genova: 27-29 June 2019

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The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention

Convention – Northeast Modern Language Association – University at Buffalo

April 12-15, 2018 Pittsburgh, PA


“Global Spaces, Local Landscapes and Imagined Worlds”

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will meet April 12 to 15, 2018, and will feature approximately 400 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Leggi tutto “The 49th NeMLA Annual Convention”

CFP: Black Lives and Liberation

Black Lives and Liberation

Edited by Brandon R. Byrd, Zandria F. Robinson, and Christopher Cameron
Black Lives Matter. What began as a Twitter hashtag after the 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin has since become a widely recognized rallying cry for black being and resistance. Leggi tutto “CFP: Black Lives and Liberation”

CFP: CoSMo | Comparative Studies in Modernism

CoSMo | Comparative Studies in Modernism, Summer 2018 issue: “Family Matters 2.0: Literary and Cultural Representations of the American and European Family in Transition.”

Edited by Andrea Carosso and Eva-Sabine Zehelein

Deadline for submission of 500 words abstract (or, if possible, full papers): October 1, 2017 Leggi tutto “CFP: CoSMo | Comparative Studies in Modernism”