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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31/03/18 – Bergen (NOR). 3 years postdoc fellowship “Historicizing the Ageing Self: Literature, Medicine, Psychology, Law”

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

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14/05/18 – Uppsala – Professor in English, American literature

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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”

Alieni a Stelle e Strisce: Marte nella recensione di Caterina Belli

LA PRIMA Enciclopedia di marTE vista dagli U.s.a.

Cosa ha rappresentato Marte per la Terra? Cosa significa parlare di Marte in prospettiva letteraria e culturale? Queste ed altre domande trovano una risposta in Alieni a stelle e strisce: Marte e i Marziani nell’immaginario USA, scritto da Alessandra Calanchi ed edito per Aras nel 2015. Leggi tutto “Alieni a Stelle e Strisce: Marte nella recensione di Caterina Belli”

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”

Report – “Beat Generation. Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti. Viaggio in Italia”: mostra dalle atmosfere Jazz.

Vi mancano i climi da musica Jazz e locali affollati? Volete rivivere quelle atmosfere rievocando le figure di Kerouac, Ginsberg & co.? La Mostra Beat Generation – Viaggio in Italia presso la Galleria Nazionale di Roma (Villa Borghese) fa al caso vostro! A cura di Enzo Eric Toccaceli, Leggi tutto “Report – “Beat Generation. Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti. Viaggio in Italia”: mostra dalle atmosfere Jazz.”

British Library PhD research placement scheme about North American Migrant Narratives

phd research placement

The North American collection at the British Library covers holdings from the United States and Canada, from 1850 to the present day. The collections are vast, and broadly take in the social sciences and humanities. They include

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January 31, 2018. Call for contributions “Edited collection on Black Mirror”.

call for contributions black mirror

Very few television shows have been as intimately connected to the fears and anxieties of the global age as Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror (Channel 4, 2011-14, Netflix, 2014-) A variety of directors and writers have taken aim at what Brooker described as ‘the side effects’ of contemporary culture in the course of the nineteen episodes across four seasons. Leggi tutto “January 31, 2018. Call for contributions “Edited collection on Black Mirror”.”