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 Please submit previously unpublished work only.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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CFP: Past (Im)Perfect Continuous. Trans-Cultural Articulations of the Postmemory of WWII

June 26-28, 2018 University of Rome, “La Sapienza”

In 1992 Gunter Demnig, a German artist born after the end of WWII, starts the ​Stolperstein project, the world’s largest decentralized memorial, consisting of small, cobblestone-sized brass plaques set in the pavement in front of the buildings where the victims of National Socialism lived. Leggi tutto “CFP: Past (Im)Perfect Continuous. Trans-Cultural Articulations of the Postmemory of WWII”

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

sapienza graduate forum

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.””

CFP: Convegno CRISA 28-30 maggio 2018

Circolazione di persone e di idee: integrazione ed esclusione tra Europa e Americhe

Il CRISA, in linea con una tradizione di convegni biennali, propone l’organizzazione di un evento incentrato sul tema delle migrazioni storiche e contemporanee da e verso le Americhe, considerato come argomento centrale nel dibattito politico, sociale e culturale del momento. Leggi tutto “CFP: Convegno CRISA 28-30 maggio 2018”

Turin, 14/12/17. Conference “America First” – Political and Cultural Nationalism in the U.S.

 

A un anno dall’elezione, la Casa Bianca subisce continui rimpasti e Trump ottiene una importante vittoria con l’approvazione della riforma fiscale in Senato. Un bilancio disegno complessivo “America First”?

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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”

Call for proposals (2nd call) ALA 2018, San Francisco

‘A Shake Down’: Reassessing the just-posthumous James

To mark the hundredth anniversary of the ‘Henry James Number’ of The Little Review (August 1918), papers are invited on any aspect of response to James’s life and writing in the decade immediately following his death. What might the Little Review’s eclectic, opinionated commemorative number (with contributions by Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Theodora Bosanquet and others) have to offer to modern James criticism? What have been the legacies of other early assessments and interventions, critical, biographical or editorial? What has been forgotten or sidelined from this phase of his reception history? Leggi tutto “Call for proposals (2nd call) ALA 2018, San Francisco”

Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic

Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic
21-22 June 2018
Dublin, Ireland

The Transatlantic Women 3 conference invites scholars representing various countries and disciplines to present on any topic related to nineteenth-century transatlantic women but are especially interested in those dealing with women of the Irish-American nexus. Leggi tutto “Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic”

CFP: Widening the Lens: Beyond the Orient and Occident in Narrative Perspectives of the East and West

Widening the Lens: Beyond the Orient and Occident in Narrative Perspectives of the East and West (American University in Dubai).

The goal of the conference is to examine works of literature and other forms of creative expression that try to move beyond the stereotypes of Orientalist and Occidentalist imagination to construct a more authentic rapport between the two regions. Leggi tutto “CFP: Widening the Lens: Beyond the Orient and Occident in Narrative Perspectives of the East and West”