The Eleventh Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium

The Eleventh Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium TU
Dortmund University, Germany, 28 May – 3 June, 2018

The Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association (TWWA) invites students,
researchers, and Whitman enthusiasts to participate in its 11th annual
Whitman Week, consisting of a Seminar for students interested in Whitman and Leggi tutto “The Eleventh Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium”

Exhibition and app: civil rights in Pittsburgh through photos and oral histories

Newcastle University is pleased to announce a new civil rights themed exhibition and app as part of Freedom City 2017 (freedomcity2017.com), the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s honorary degree from the university. Leggi tutto “Exhibition and app: civil rights in Pittsburgh through photos and oral histories”

CFP: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity”

Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2017
Full name/name of organization: The St. John’s University Humanities Review
Contact email: saunderc@stjohns.edu
Call for papers, The St. John’s Humanities Review Spring 2018 Issue
The St. John’s University Humanities Review
Special Issue: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity” Leggi tutto “CFP: “Race, Dystopia, and American Identity””

CFP: 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)

Deadline for submissions: January 5, 2018
Full name/name of organization: Swedish Association for American Studies
Contact email: saasconference2018@gmail.com
10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
“Open Covenants: Pasts and Futures of Global America”
Stockholm, September 28–30, 2018 Leggi tutto “CFP: 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)”

CFP: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World

In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world. Leggi tutto “CFP: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World”

Seminario di Letteratura, Storia e Cultura Americana 1917. “A War to end all Wars”. Domestic and Global Legacies

Roma, Centro Studi Americani (27 – 29 novembre 2017)

Anche quest’anno il Seminario di Letteratura, Storia e Cultura Americana, organizzato in collaborazione con l’AISNA (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) e l’Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti d’America in Italia, si svolgerà presso le sale del Centro Studi Americani dal 27 al 17 novembre 2017. Come di consueto, il Seminario sarà tenuto da docenti stranieri ed italiani. Leggi tutto “Seminario di Letteratura, Storia e Cultura Americana 1917. “A War to end all Wars”. Domestic and Global Legacies”