01/02/2022 – CFP: American Studies Association of Turkey Graduate Conference 2022

Science and technology have influenced American literary and cultural texts, as well as the visual arts, since colonial times. From Hawthorne’s short story “The Birthmark” and Thomas Eakins’ painting The Gross Clinic, depicting Dr. Samuel D. Gross lecturing to a group of Jefferson Medical College students, to countless examples of literary and cultural texts, such as Kim Stanley Robinson’s Science in the Capital series, scientific ideas and technological advances have enriched American authors’ and artists’oeuvres. Leggi tutto “01/02/2022 – CFP: American Studies Association of Turkey Graduate Conference 2022”

15/11/2021 – CFP: New Worlds, Old Worlds, Lost Worlds: Picturing Prehistory in American Art and Visual Culture

Atlantis, pre-Columbian “Mound Builders,” cave men locked in combat with T. Rex — visions of ancient, ruined, or “lost” worlds on a spectrum between fact and fantasy have long fascinated American artists and producers of visual culture. Leggi tutto “15/11/2021 – CFP: New Worlds, Old Worlds, Lost Worlds: Picturing Prehistory in American Art and Visual Culture”