01/06/2018 – CFP Annual Louisiana Studies Conference “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana”

The 2018 conference theme, “Once Upon a Time in Louisiana,” is dedicated to exploring Louisiana’s long and continued relationship with narrative. Presentation proposals on any aspect of Louisiana narratives, as well as creative texts and performances by, about, and/or for Louisiana and Louisianans, are sought for this year’s conference.

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01/06/2018 – Premio A. Lombardo e C. Gullì per tesi in studi americani.

L’AISNA (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) bandisce il Premio Agostino Lombardo, assegnato alla migliore tesi di laurea di argomento americanistico discussa nel corso dell’anno precedente in un’università italiana.

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31/05/2018 – call for papers “Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world”

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27/04/18. AHA Summer Blogger

A key skill for 21st-century historians, whether they work in the professoriate, public history, government, publishing, or beyond, is the ability to communicate through a variety of media to different audiences. Many historians have turned to blogging to reach a broad public audience, and the success of historical writing online demonstrates a hunger for historians’ point of view.  Leggi tutto “27/04/18. AHA Summer Blogger”

11/04/18 – Terra Foundation Collection Research Fellow in American Art, Koln, Germany

The Museum Ludwig—a museum of the City of Cologne, Germany—is one of the most important museums of modern and contemporary art in Europe.  Leggi tutto “11/04/18 – Terra Foundation Collection Research Fellow in American Art, Koln, Germany”

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”

21/03/18 – MLA2019. CFP “Sweet Home Chicago? Rethinking Blues Literature”

What is the current state of Blues Literature? It has been well over thirty years since Houston Baker Jr.’s Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory (1984) put blues back on the critical map. Much has changed since then.

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Cronache di un giovedì alla XXIV conferenza AISNA

Prima che il ricordo sbiadisca è bene fissare alcuni punti salienti della Conferenza AISNA 2017, organizzata all’Università di Milano dal 28 al 30 settembre. Leggi tutto “Cronache di un giovedì alla XXIV conferenza AISNA”

Michigan (US) – Tenure track or tenured in Media, Culture and Society.

What: Media, Culture, and Society (Open Rank):

The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies.

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Middelburg (NL). PhD fellowships at the Roosevelt Institute of American Studies

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