15/11/18 – HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture & Politics

The Spring Academy on American History, Culture & Politics is an annual, one-week interdisciplinary conference for Ph.D. candidates at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA). The conference is targeted at at Ph.D. candidates working in different fields of American studies. Leggi tutto “15/11/18 – HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture & Politics”

30/10/18 – Call for contributions “American Literary Naturalism in the World”

Call for papers for a forthcoming special issue of The New Centennial Review (Michigan State UP):

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15/06/2018 – Call for papers “Crossroads II: City/non-city”

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and
sharing the findings of research related to the city—as a place and space—which is the scene of everyday life, the silent witness of alienation and tragedy, the goal of many physical and spiritual journeys, and the object of fantastic speculation.

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01/05/18 – CFP “Seeing Like a Capitalist: Histories of Commercial Surveillance in America”

The history of surveillance is often associated with the history of the state. However, commercial organizations in the United States – from insurance companies to audience rating firms and database marketers, to corporate personnel and auditing departments – also exercise power over citizens through systems of identification, classification, and monitoring. The history of commercial surveillance thus intersects with key issues concerning the history of privacy, information, social sorting and discrimination, and technologies of discipline and control. Leggi tutto “01/05/18 – CFP “Seeing Like a Capitalist: Histories of Commercial Surveillance in America””

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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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”

15/03/18 – Mercatus Center fellowship about public policy.

The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to graduate students attending master’s, juris doctoral, and doctoral programs in a variety of fields including economics, law, political science, and public policy. Leggi tutto “15/03/18 – Mercatus Center fellowship about public policy.”

CFP: Visions of the Future Student Symposium

The Polish Association for American Studies (PAAS) is promoting the 4th Symposium lead by students about the consequences and the future of America based on Leggi tutto “CFP: Visions of the Future Student Symposium”

Seminario annuale “Richesse et redistribution: économie et politique aux États-Unis”

séminaire économie politiqueNicolas Barreyre et Romain Huret organizzano il seminario “Richesse et redistribution : économie et politique aux États-Unis” che si tiene ogni 1°, 3° e 5° mercoledì del mese Leggi tutto “Seminario annuale “Richesse et redistribution: économie et politique aux États-Unis””