CFP: American Art Economics Questionnaire

American Art, the peer-reviewed journal co-published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press, invites historians of American art to answer the question, “What do we talk about when we talk about economics, money, and the art market?Leggi tutto “CFP: American Art Economics Questionnaire”

Call For Papers: “Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies”

A Workshop Jointly Sponsored and Organized by the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies and the Society of Early Americanists October 4-6, 2018
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany Leggi tutto “Call For Papers: “Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies””

2018 AFEA Conference – Magnifying America: The Poetics and Politics of details

Nice May 22-25, 2018
“MAGNIFYING AMERICA: THE POETICS AND POLITICS OF DETAILS”
Please note that the deadline is January 15, 2018.

AFEA 2018 – LGBTQ+ workshop
The Devil is in the Details: the Perpetual Quest for LGBTQ+ Equality
Chaired by
Anthony Castet (Associate Professor, University of Tours) and Georges-Claude Guilbert (Professor, University of Le Havre) Leggi tutto “2018 AFEA Conference – Magnifying America: The Poetics and Politics of details”

15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms”

call for paper unbounded democracyThe city in the United States is and has been etched with boundaries. Lines crisscross the map of the nation dividing states and cities and counties, and perhaps more importantly in recent years, suburban jurisdictions and their resources from urban areas. Gated communities and fortress like buildings inspired by modernist architecture cut off the flow of people and their access to goods, services, and each other. Leggi tutto “15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms””

CFP: ‘Foreign Bodies and Native Sons’ (University College Dublin)

The Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies
April 27-28, 2018
University College Dublin

IAAS Annual Conference

Although the relationship between the ‘native’ and the ‘foreign’ has been a longstanding, evolving site of contention in American cultural history, the Trump presidency has brought both terms (and their histories) to a new level of exposure and debate. The assumptions about ‘foreign bodies’ that fuelled the recent election and its aftermath—from the ‘wall’ to the travel ban— invite sustained analysis, especially in relation to the construction of a seemingly antithetical body of ‘native sons’ that invokes superficial concepts of white working-class masculinity. Leggi tutto “CFP: ‘Foreign Bodies and Native Sons’ (University College Dublin)”

1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium

Call for Symposium: Permanent Impact of Transient Documents: 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium
The symposium will be organized on 25th-27th April 2018 at VEKAM (Ankara) under the auspices of Koç University Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center (VEKAM), and with the contributions of Middle East Technical University’s (METU) Department of History. Leggi tutto “1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium”

CFP: Making Culture With/Out Uncle Sam: Public-Private Patronage in the 1960s

Historians of the Twentieth Century United States Annual Conference,
Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge, England, 13-15 June 2018

The 1960s saw the founding of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the expansion and transformation of philanthropic spending priorities in the cultural arena, and also the exposure of covert CIA funding for a range of Cold War cultural projects, all against the backdrop of this contentious decade. Leggi tutto “CFP: Making Culture With/Out Uncle Sam: Public-Private Patronage in the 1960s”