CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IFUSS RESEARCH RESIDENCIES FELLOWSHIPS SPRING 2018

IFUSS:  The International Forum for U.S. Studies:  A Center for the Transnational Study of the United States, at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announces new Fellowships.

Premio “Paolo Zanotti” per tesi magistrali su letteratura

What: Il Premio di laurea «Paolo Zanotti» è patrocinato dall’Associazione per gli Studi di Teoria e Storia comparata della Letteratura (Compalit) e ha lo scopo di ricordare e promuovere l’opera di Paolo Zanotti, scrittore, ricercatore e critico letterario, scomparso prematuramente nel 2012. Viene conferito annualmente a una tesi di laurea magistrale (o equiparata) in studi letterari in uno dei seguenti ambiti: letteratura giovanile (fiaba, racconto d’avventure, romanzo di formazione); identità di genere nell’immaginario letterario; narrativa nell’età della globalizzazione.

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Call for Chapters: Edited collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson

** This is the second call for chapters **

As part of the Manchester University Press series, Contemporary American and Canadian Writers, this volume will chart recent and emerging c

ritical opinion on the celebrated author, Marilynne Robinson. Leggi tutto “Call for Chapters: Edited collection on the writing of Marilynne Robinson”

ExRe(y) 2018 Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

The second of the biannual ExRe(y) conferences will be held in Lublin next May. The two-day international conference titled “ExRe(y) 2018. Leggi tutto “ExRe(y) 2018 Exhaustion and Regeneration in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture”

CFP: Costellazioni n. 8 (February 2019)

The New Languages of American Democracy

In the past twenty years, American democracy had to face a number of high impact events which have heavily affected its domestic scene, as well as the delicate balance of its world-wide political relations—from the final years of the Clinton administration to the election of George Bush and the tragedy of Ground Zero from the second Gulf War, to the election of an African American President like Barack Obama, to the emergence of a female candidate for the White House, to the recent election of the highly controversial President currently in charge, these are just a few of the crucial passages the U. S. democratic system has suffered in its recent past. Leggi tutto “CFP: Costellazioni n. 8 (February 2019)”

Aspeers – Emerging voices in American Studies

Swift Today: His Legacy From The Enlightement To Modern-Day Politics

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
30th November – 1st December 2017

Second Call For Papers:
“Swift Today: His Legacy from the Enlightenment to Modern-Day Politics” is a conference commemorating the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift: the acclaimed Irish author of Gulliver’s Travels, Leggi tutto “Swift Today: His Legacy From The Enlightement To Modern-Day Politics”

Diaspore Italiane – Italy in Movement

A Symposium on Three Continents: Australia • United States • Italy

  • Living Transcultural Spaces – Melbourne: 5 – 7 April 2018 – Call For Papers Open
  • Transnationalism and Questions of Identity – New York: 1-3 November 2018
  • Between Immigration and Historical Amnesia – Genova: 27-29 June 2019

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