L’AISNA (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) bandisce il Premio Agostino Lombardo, assegnato alla migliore tesi di laurea di argomento americanistico discussa nel corso dell’anno precedente in un’università italiana.
1968 is a momentous year in the global socio-political memory: it has come to be seen as the culmination and epitome of a series of processes involving protest, and the affirmation of previously silent or subaltern causes. Such processes and causes were predicated on challenges to established powers and mindsets, and hence on demands for change, that have had rich consequences in literature and the arts.
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””
Issues of identities and connections were as pertinent to the inhabitants of early America and the Atlantic World as they remain today. Up until the mid-nineteenth century, the geopolitics of the Americas were in constant flux Leggi tutto “15/04/18 – CFP “The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850”
“How does an elite group of nine people shape everything from marriage and money, to safety and sex for an entire nation?”
Call for Papers
Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS) Special Issue:
“Other Souths on page and screen.” Leggi tutto “31/03 – CFP: Polish Journal for American Studies (PJAS) Special Issue”
In occasione dell’inaugurazione del nostro very own graduate journal JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy), la redazione invita giovani studios* a presentare la candidatura per entrare a far parte dell’advisory board della rivista.
The “public sphere”—an idea with deep roots in the European enlightenment—has always been a contested concept in American culture and society. Almost by default, American intellectuals, artists, politicians, and activists have stressed the non-unitary, diversified, and oppositional dynamics of all things public. Leggi tutto “10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies”
Writing her/self in Text and Image in Anglophone Women’s Life Writing – international conference on women’s life writing organized by Paris Nanterre’s FAAAM group to be held at Paris Nanterre on 28-29 September 2018 Leggi tutto “CFP for our FAAAM conference Writing her/self in Text and Image in Anglophone Women’s Life Writing”
Di seguito pubblichiamo le call for applications per entrare a far parte del comitato organizzativo di AISNA Graduates Forum. Le posizioni disponibili sono:
– Responsabile eventi (2 posti)
– Redattore di Aisna-Graduates.online (3 posti)
– Responsabile social networks (2 posti)
– Responsabile recruiting e networking (2 posti)
Si ricorda che la candidatura è aperta a giovani studios* e non-strutturat* (è richiesto che non siano trascorsi più di cinque anni dalla più recente affiliazione accademica) e che si tratta di posizioni non-retribuite e su base volontaria.
Maggiori informazioni di seguito – vi ricordiamo, nell’inviare le vostre candidature, di specificare a quale posizione/i siete interessat*.