Linguæ & - Call for paper

The geography of noir has frequently changed after its “classical” period  (1941 The Maltese Falcon - 1958 Touch of Evil), both coming to include  crime literature, TV series, social drama, and new media in its sphere, and welcoming such controversial issues as gender, ethnicity, and trauma among its themes.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Applications are now open for the 2017 History Scholar Award

Each year, the Gilder Lehrman Institute's History Scholar Award honors college juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence in American history or American studies.

History Scholars spend a week in New York City, where they attend lectures by eminent historians, go behind the scenes at The Gilder Lehrman Collection, and take historical walking tours.

Master of Arts in American Studies (MAS) at Heidelberg University, Germany

Three semester interdisciplinary program taught in English and aimed at graduate students from around the world (Performance-related two-semester fast-track-option available). It offers inside knowledge of the United States from an outside perspective.

Application deadline: March 31, 2017.

The MAS is a preeminent interdisciplinary program that attracts talented and ambitious graduate students from around the world.

The Eccles Centre for American Studies, Cold War Geographies

The Eccles Centre for American Studies, The British Library, London Monday 16 January 2017 

Keynote Speaker: Professor Klaus Dodds, Professor of Geopolitics, Royal Holloway

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 14th Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg, Germany, 20-24 March, 2017

/Call for Papers/

The fourteenth HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held on March 20-24, 2017. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects.

Master in American History, Culture and Society - Università di Monaco

Fino al 1 luglio 2016 sono aperte le iscrizioni al Master in American History, Culture and Society della Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität di Monaco (LMU). La LMU è uno dei centri di eccellenza del sistema accademico tedesco e il Dipartimento di Studi Americani uno dei centri di ricerca più all’avanguardia nell’ambito degli American Studies in Germania.

Master in American Studies at the University of Torino

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Master in American Studies at the University of Torino, Italy, is a one-year program offering students an in-depth interdisciplinary exploration of "America," past and present. Fully taught in English by committed specialists in various fields of American Studies, the program is renowned for its international scope (over 60% of our students are international), personalized attention to students and small classes (maximum 20 students).

Fass-Sandin Prize for Best Article in German or Italian

The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best article in German or Italian on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in a 2013, 2014, or 2015 issue of a print or online journal. The SHCY will grant one award. The prize consists of a plaque and a check for $250. The winner will be announced in early September 2016 on the website of the SHCY. She/he will be informed of the award prior to the anouncement. Nominations are invited from publishers, editors, scholars, and authors.

Ácoma online

I nuovi numeri della rivista Ácoma sono disponibili online all'indirizzo

N. 8 primavera-estate 2015: "Impero seduttore". Il soft power nelle relazioni Stati Uniti-America Latina
N. 9 autunno-inverno 2015: Oltre il libro: nuove forme di narratività sugli/dagli USA.

American Literary Scholarship

Coloro che sono interessati a far recensire le loro pubblicazioni del 2015 sull'American Literary Scholarship possono inviare il materiale a Simone Francescato. Si ricorda che gli editors americani di ALS accetteranno solo studi su autrici/autori statunitensi (no Canada), riguardanti testi letterari, e usciti in formato cartaceo.