The Polish Association for American Studies (PAAS) is promoting a Conference about Challenging America, American Challenges. Culture, Society, Politics, held and hosted by the Department of American Studies and Mass Media. Leggi tutto “31/03 – CFP: Challenging America, American Challenges. Culture, Society, Politics. University of Poland”
Prof. Sophia Emmanouilidou (Aristotle U. of Thessaloniki), Francisco Lomelí (U. California, Santa Barbara) are co-editing a special issue of Ex-Centric Narratives: Journal of Anglophone Literature, Culture and Media. See the attached cfp, if you are interested in submitting a proposal: deadline for submitting the abstract form is Friday September 14, 2018. Leggi tutto “14/09 – CFP: Ex-Centric Narratives Journal”
Modern Language Association Convention
January 3rd – 6th, 2019
Deadline for submission: March 1st, 2018
Women at Work: Margaret Fuller and 19th c. Women Writers on Work. Leggi tutto “01/03 – CFP: MLA 2019 “Women at Work: Margaret Fuller and 19th c. Women Writers on Work”
Be they explorers, adventurers, travelers, exiles or expatriates, scores of women have broken free from the domestic sphere to which a male-dominated society would have them bound and recorded their impressions of the wider world in their writings (letters, diaries, travelogues) or used them as artistic material. Leggi tutto “30/04 – CFP: Transatlantica Special Issue ‘American Women Writers Abroad’”
What is the current state of Blues Literature? It has been well over thirty years since Houston Baker Jr.’s Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1984) put blues back on the critical map. Much has changed since then.
Università degli Studi di Urbino, 21-23 novembre
Noir come l’inchiostro: True Crime e Fake News sulla pagina e sullo schermo
“Il mondo è ciò che accade”, scriveva Wittgenstein: ma ciò che accade deve essere narrato, altrimenti non esiste. Se non viene narrato, c’è il vuoto. Le narrazioni danno vita alla cronaca, ai fatti, gli eventi, all’esistenza stessa della vita e della morte. Leggi tutto “30/05 – CFP: Urbinoir 2018”
BrANCH, the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians, was established in 1993 in order to promote the study in Britain of the history of the United States between 1789 and 1917. Membership is open to anyone with a scholarly interest in this period of American history.
Please find attached a 2nd CFP for the 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS). The conference will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 28–30, 2018. Confirmed keynote speakers are David R. Roediger (University of Kansas), Sylvia Mayer (University of Bayreuth), and Frida Stranne (Halmstad University). Leggi tutto “01/03 – 2nd CFP: the 2018 Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)”
In 1974, Stephen King burst onto the literary marketplace with Carrie. 45 years later, he is one of the world’s bestselling novelists, with roughly 60 novels and story collections to his name (and pseudonyms) that have appeared in multiple editions and number more than 300 million copies. Leggi tutto “11/03 – CFP: Stephen King at 45: Mainstream Horror and the American Literary Marketplace”
Il prossimo autunno la rivista If, diretta da Carlo Bordoni, pubblicherà un numero monografico dedicato a Stephen King, a cura di Valerio Massimo De Angelis. Se avete interesse a scrivere un saggio sul “King of Horror”, potete inviare un titolo provvisorio al Prof. De Angelis (firstname.lastname@example.org) entro la fine di febbraio – la scadenza per la consegna dei contributi sarà poi la fine dell’estate.