CFP – 3rd Sapienza Graduate Forum, “Sapienza” University of Rome. “The times, are they a-changing? Shifting paradigms of protest.”

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Ever since the rise of mass politics in Western societies, the slow historical movement characterized by clashes, confrontations and negotiations between heterogeneous parties has been occasionally stirred by the deflagration of regional, national and transnational uprisings that rapidly altered the established status quo. Leggi tutto “CFP – 3rd Sapienza Graduate Forum, “Sapienza” University of Rome. “The times, are they a-changing? Shifting paradigms of protest.””

Bando e Brochure XIV Summer School CISPEA

Si segnala la pubblicazione del bando per la XIV Summer School CISPEA (Centro Inter-universitario di Storia e Politica Euro-Americana) 1968-2018 – Dalla crisi dell’ordine newdealista all’America di TrumpLa scuola si terrà dal 24 al 27 giugno presso l’Istituto Alcide Cervi di Reggio Emilia, in collaborazione con Istituto Banfi, Istituto Cervi e Cooperativa Boorea. Il bando mette a concorso 14 posti e scade il 10 maggio. È possibile scaricare bando e brochure informativa sul sito del Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali dell’Università di Bologna oppure sul sito del CISPEA

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19/04/2018 – Seminario American Studies Italy, Università degli studi di Trento

Si informa (si veda locandina allegata) che in data 19 aprile alle ore 10 al Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia dell’università di Trento, si terrà il seminario dal titolo “Narrative and Counter-narratives: The Stories Americans Tell About Race” condotto dalla Prof. a Jessica Maucione, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington State.
Il seminario è offerto dall’Ambasciata USA nell’ambito del programma American Studies Italy.
La Prof.a Maucione si soffermerà su testi di letteratura, cinema e cultura popolare statunitense per interrogare il ruolo di personaggi e narrazioni che separano la specie umana lungo artefatte linee di razza, celebrare la presunta superiorità “bianca” e disumanizzare personaggi “neri”, “scuri” “gialli”.
Responsabile dell’incontro: Prof.a Giovanna Covi.
Il seminario è programmato per gli studenti di Letterature Angloamericane e aperto a chiunque abbia interesse.

13-14/04/18, Turin (IT). International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King”

International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King” organized by Centro di studi Americani e Transatlantici Bairati.

April, 12-13, 2018 – Campus Luigi Einaudi
Lungo Dora Siena 100 – Torino

If you’d like to read more about MLK heritage, here’s a post serie by Robert Greene II on Society for U.S. Intellectual History‘s blog

For any info:

Federica Morelli, federica.morelli@unito.it
Simone Cinotto, s.cinotto@unisg.it

The conference is organized with the support of:

  • UCEBI – Unione Cristiana Evangelica Battista d’Italia
  • U.S. Consulate in Italy in Milan
  • Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne

CFP: Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies

Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies
Closing Conference of the DFG-funded research network “Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies” (DFG # BA 3567/4-1)
Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, June 21-23, 2018.
Conference organizers: Dr. Pia Wiegmink (Obama Institute) and Dr. Birgit M. Bauridl (U Regensburg) Leggi tutto “CFP: Cultural Performance in Transnational American Studies”

CFP “American Im/Mobilities” AAAS 2018

We share with the call for papers for the 45th Austrian Association for American Studies conference on the topic of “American Im/Mobilities”. The conference will take place in Vienna from November 16th to 19th, 2018 and proposals for paper presentations and/or full panels are welcomed. Leggi tutto “CFP “American Im/Mobilities” AAAS 2018″

CFP: Representations of Age and Ageing in American Culture

6th Annual CAAS American Studies Workshop, Zadar, Croatia, 15-16 June 2018
CfP: Representations of Age and Ageing in American Culture
Croatian Association for American Studies (CAAS) announces a Call for Papers for the 6th Annual Workshop in American Studies to be held in Zadar, Croatia, 15-16 June 2018. Leggi tutto “CFP: Representations of Age and Ageing in American Culture”

CFP: AISNA Graduates Panel all’interno del Sapienza Graduate Forum

Vi ricordiamo che AISNA Graduate Forum sta organizzando un panel all’interno del Sapienza Graduate Forum “The Times, Are They A-Changing? Shifting Paradigms of Protest”, che si terrà a Roma, presso l’Università La Sapienza, dal 17 al 19 maggio. Il tema del nostro panel è “All Things Methodology! Approaches, Theories, and Tools for American Studies.” Invitiamo giovani ricercatori (studenti M.A., Ph.D e Post-Doc) a presentare sulla metodologia utilizzata nel proprio ambito di ricerca, con l’idea di creare un momento di scambio e dialogo sui vari strumenti a disposizione per lo studio degli American Studies. Trovate qui il CFP con tutte le informazioni.

CFP: Bridging Divides Third Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network

Bridging Divides
Third Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network
Roosevelt Institute for American Studies in Middelburg, the Netherlands, on 24-26 October 2018 Leggi tutto “CFP: Bridging Divides Third Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network”

CFP: Second Issue of The New Americanist

The New Americanist would like to announce a call for papers for its second issue (Spring 2019). The New Americanist is an interdisciplinary journal publishing scholarly work on the United States and the Americas broadly considered. We are especially interested in work which includes a global perspective, introduces new critical approaches, and proposes theoretical frameworks to the study of the US. We welcome contributions from scholars from around the world and across the humanities and social sciences.
If you are interested in contributing, please submit a 350-word abstract and 200-word biographical note by 31 January 2018 to newamericanistjournal@gmail.com. Completed articles of a 6000-8000 word length based on accepted abstracts by 30 June 2018.
The New Americanist comes out twice yearly in association with the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Please submit previously unpublished work only. All submissions will be subject to a double-blind peer review.
The New Americanist is always seeking book reviews and commentary. Please contact us if you are interested in contributing.
Contact Info:
The New Americanist
c/o Matthew Chambers
American Studies Center
Al. Niepodleglosci 22
02-653 Warsaw POLAND
Contact Email:
newamericanistjournal@gmail.com
URL: http://newamericanist.com

CFA: OASIS Summer School 2018

Announcing the fourth year of “OASIS-Orientale American Studies International School,” a one-week school that will take place at Università Orientale’s conference center on the island of Procida, off the coast of Naples, May 27-June 1, 2018.

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