16/9/2019 – CFP: ‘Uncertain Terrain’: Negotiating Identities in the Global Community

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15/09/2019 – CFP: Italian Borderlands. Restrictions, Breaches, Encounters, NY April 23–25, 2020

Italian Borderlands
Restrictions, Breaches, Encounters
April 23–25, 2020
JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE
Queens College, City University of New York
25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan

30/04/2019 – CFP: XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies

October 23-25, 2019, University of Opole, Poland

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

The thematic focus of the XXXI Annual Polish Association for American Studies conference falls on cadences of speech and silence in American literature, culture and politics. In its original signification captured by the 1964 Simon and Garfunkel song, “the sound of silence” stands not only for thwarted communication, inability of people to communicate, the dissonance between speech and silence, but also alternative, non-verbal means of communication, hinting at a whole myriad of possibilities that the original curse of silence does not immediately suggest. Leggi tutto “30/04/2019 – CFP: XXXI Annual Conference of Polish Association for American Studies”