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

15/06/2018 – Deadline Extended! CFP: JAm It! (Nationalism: Hyper and Post)

Nationalism: Hyper and Post

The first issue of JAm It! will try to explore the intricacies of contemporary U.S. politics by addressing notions of hyper-nationalism and post-nationalism. 

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31/03/17 – CFC “Other Souths on page and screen”

In the 1993 inaugural issue of Southern Cultures Harry Watson and John Shelton Reed claimed in “The Front Porch” that “although it may be said that there is one South, there are also many Souths, and many cultural traditions among them … There is one South spawned by its many cultures”

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15/04/18 – CFP “The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850

Issues of identities and connections were as pertinent to the inhabitants of early America and the Atlantic World as they remain today. Up until the mid-nineteenth century, the geopolitics of the Americas were in constant flux Leggi tutto “15/04/18 – CFP “The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850”

31/03 – CFP: Challenging America, American Challenges. Culture, Society, Politics. University of Poland

The Polish Association for American Studies (PAAS) is promoting a Conference about Challenging America, American Challenges. Culture, Society, Politics, held and hosted by the Department of American Studies and Mass Media. Leggi tutto “31/03 – CFP: Challenging America, American Challenges. Culture, Society, Politics. University of Poland”

30/05 – CFP: Urbinoir 2018

Università degli Studi di Urbino, 21-23 novembre

Noir come l’inchiostro: True Crime e Fake News sulla pagina e sullo schermo

“Il mondo è ciò che accade”, scriveva Wittgenstein: ma ciò che accade deve essere narrato, altrimenti non esiste. Se non viene narrato, c’è il vuoto. Le narrazioni danno vita alla cronaca, ai fatti, gli eventi, all’esistenza stessa della vita e della morte. Leggi tutto “30/05 – CFP: Urbinoir 2018”

May 1, 2018 – “Willi Paul Adams” Award: best book on american history in a foreign language

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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”

01/12/18 – Washington, DC. Long-term Visiting Fellowships at the German Historical Institute

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Long-term Visiting Fellowships at the GHI

What, when & where

The German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its long-term visiting fellow program. The fellowship

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Dibattiti Storici – una giornata di studi dedicata alla storia moderna. Vercelli, 18 ottobre 2017

Quattro giornate per quattro grandi fasi della storia.

I dibattiti storici – Deformazioni, interpretazioni e omissioni nelle opere storiche e storiografiche dal mondo antico all’età contemporanea – hanno dato modo a numerosi dottorandi Leggi tutto “Dibattiti Storici – una giornata di studi dedicata alla storia moderna. Vercelli, 18 ottobre 2017”