Call for Papers (General Section)
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
Call for Submissions by 28 October 2018
aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as well as its genuine European perspective on ‘America’ and its presences and effects around the world. aspeers features a general section in addition to a topical one that brings academic and creative works into a dialogue on one common theme. Leggi tutto “28/10/2018 – CFP: aspeers: emerging voices in american studies”
The short story can be regarded as a site of resistance with its particular ability to inscribe places, but also a space in-between where language relates place through the specialization of a common, international language.
The workshop aims to explore the generative capacities of violence, in particularly if and how it transforms space and time in the city.
Willi Paul Adams Award
DEADLINE: SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MAY 1, 2020
The Willi Paul Adams Award is given biennially by the Organization of American Historians to the author of the best book on American history published in a foreign language. The award (formerly the Foreign Language Book Prize) is named for Willi Paul Adams, who was an active member of OAH in Germany and a tireless advocate of the internationalization of American history. Leggi tutto “01/05/2020 – CFA: Willi Paul Adams Award”
David Thelen Award
DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MAY 1, 2019
The David Thelen Award (formerly the Foreign Language Article Prize) is given biennially by the Organization of American Historians to the author of the best article on American history written in a foreign language. The winning article will be published in the Journal of American History. David Thelen was editor of the Journal of American History (1985–1999). Leggi tutto “01/05/2019 – CFA: David Thelen Award”
The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR. Leggi tutto “01/11/2018 – CFP: Leon Edel Prize”
9th Biennial International Conference on American Studies
Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi, Georgia)
Deadline: Monday, September 10, 2018
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The Biennial ASLE Conference “Paradise on Fire” explores the connections among storytelling, real and imagined landscapes, future-making, activism, environed spaces, differential exclusions, long histories, and the disaster-prone terrains of the Anthropocene.
Paranoia in the Americas: American Anxieties in a Transnational Context
University College Cork 24 November 2018 Leggi tutto “03/08/2018 – CFP: Paranoia in the Americas: American Anxieties in a Transnational Context”
This issue of Cinéma&Cie aims to address the context made up of works of art in music, film and video by tracing the ongoing exchange between avant-garde and popular forms from trans-historical and intermedial perspectives.