CFP: Fraud and Forgery in Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century

22-23 June 2018
Aarhus University, Denmark
Keynotes:
Dr. James Taylor, Lancaster University:
How to get rich quick: Financial advice in nineteenth-century Britain
Professor Nick Groom, University of Exeter:
‘How much blood and horror lies behind all “good things”!’: Vampiric Authenticity and Catachthonic Forgery in the Long Nineteenth Century Leggi tutto “CFP: Fraud and Forgery in Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century”

Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship for American Art (Paris, FR)

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Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship for American Art, Université Paris Nanterre and Université Paris-Diderot, 2018–20
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2 long-term post-doc Fellowships at Massachusetts historical society.

As the nation’s first historical society, the MHS strives to enhance the understanding of our nation’s past and its connection to the present, demonstrating that history is not just a series of events that happened to individuals long ago but is integral to the fabric of our daily lives.

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10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies

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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”

CFP: Scottish Association for the Study of America 2018 annual conference

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SASA’s annual one-day conference will take place in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh on Saturday March 4, 2017. Keynote speaker will be Professor Daniel Kryder (Brandeis University), the 2016-17 Fulbright-British Library Eccles Centre Scholar.

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Call​ ​for​ ​Proposals: Arthur ​Miller​ in​ the 1960s

The Arthur Miller Society

Call​ ​for​ ​Proposals    Arthur Miller​ in​ the 1960s  An​ ​anthology​ ​to​ ​be​ ​published​ ​by​ ​Lexington​ ​Books,  the​ ​academic​ ​imprint​ ​of​ ​Rowman​ ​&​ ​Littlefield

Due​ ​Date​ ​for​ ​Proposals​ ​for​ ​Articles:​ ​​February​ ​1,​ ​2018  Send​ ​Proposals​ ​to​ ​David​ ​Palmer,​ ​President,​ ​The​ ​Arthur​ ​Miller​ ​Society:  dpalmer@maritime.edu

Due​ ​Date​ ​for​ ​First​ ​Drafts​ ​of​ ​Accepted​ ​Articles:​ ​​September​ ​15,​ ​2018

Acceptable​ ​Article​ ​Length:​ ​5,000-9,000​ ​words

Lexington​ ​Books,​ ​the​ ​academic​ ​imprint​ ​of​ ​Rowman​ ​&​ ​Littlefield,​ ​has  expressed​ ​initial​ ​interest​ ​in​ ​working​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Arthur​ ​Miller​ ​Society​ ​to  develop​ ​an​ ​anthology​ ​of​ ​articles​ ​on​ ​Miller’s​ ​life​ ​and​ ​work​ ​in​ ​the​ ​1960s.​ ​Final  acceptance​ ​of​ ​the​ ​project​ ​by​ ​Lexington​ ​will​ ​depend​ ​on​ ​the​ ​number​ ​and  quality​ ​of​ ​articles​ ​that​ ​are​ ​proposed​ ​for​ ​the​ ​volume.    Leggi tutto “Call​ ​for​ ​Proposals: Arthur ​Miller​ in​ the 1960s”

CFP: Anthology/Edited collection on Disney theme parks and performance

We are seeking interested scholars to join an anthology/edited collection of essays focused on performance and Disney theme parks, tentatively titled Carousel of Performance: The Tourist as Actor in the Mouse’s Kingdom. Several authors have already contributed work to this collection in progress, and discussions have begun with an interested academic publisher. Leggi tutto “CFP: Anthology/Edited collection on Disney theme parks and performance”

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”

CFP: Edited Collection Preserving U.S. History–Memorializing Contested Events

Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2017

full name / name of organization: Melissa M. Bender, University Writing Program, University of California, Davis; Klara Stephanie Szlezák, American Studies, University of Passau, Germany

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