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”
The city in the United States is and has been etched with boundaries. Lines crisscross the map of the nation dividing states and cities and counties, and perhaps more importantly in recent years, suburban jurisdictions and their resources from urban areas. Gated communities and fortress like buildings inspired by modernist architecture cut off the flow of people and their access to goods, services, and each other. Leggi tutto “15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms””
Nicolas 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””
The Department of History of Princeton University invites applications from scholars who specialize in the history of North America in the eighteenth century for a professorship starting in 2018.
Leggi tutto “Professorship, Princeton University: Assistant or Recently Tenured-Associate, American Revolutionary Era”
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.
Leggi tutto “Michigan (US) – Tenure track or tenured in Media, Culture and Society.”