Call for papers

24th AISNA Biennial Conference --The US and the World We Inhabit

The newly elected administration inaugurated the year 2017 by raising questions in the nation and the world about the oncoming policies of the US government regarding the construction or removal of barriers, the care or exploitation of the environment, and many other dilemmas involving radically alternative scenarios for our future relations to the world and to our habitats. What is at stake is the option of facing contemporary cultural and political challenges on the ground of a shared or an exclusive governance.

Place and Emplacement

21st International Colloquium of American Studies
(Biannual Conference of the Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies):

The conference is organized by Palacký University Olomouc in cooperation with The Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies, and Embassy of the United States in Prague.

TOPICS AND ISSUES:

Spazi tra le nuvole. Lo spazio nel fumetto

Lo spazio, e in particolare lo spazio urbano, costituisce un elemento narrativovisuale caratterizzante della letteratura a fumetti sin dalla sua nascita. Per lungo tempo, gli autori di fumetti hanno privilegiato un’ambientazione cittadina per le loro opere, e si sono rivolti implicitamente a un pubblico che, per stile di vita e modalità di consumo del fumetto in quanto ‘prodotto’ dell’industria culturale, non poteva che essere pienamente urbanizzato.

The Politics of Space and the Humanities

The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference ―The Politics of Space and the Humanities‖ to be held in Thessaloniki.

Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century: Investigating a Historical Frame

 

SPECIAL GUESTS: Frank Costigliola (University of Connecticut) Michael Cullinane (Northumbria University) Mario Del Pero (SciencesPo) Sylvia Ellis (University of Roehampton) Petra Goedde (Temple University) Justin Hart (Texas Tech University) Lisa McGirr (Harvard University) Kiran Patel (University of Maastricht)

Graduate Student Symposium 2017

Association Française d'Etudes Américaines (AFEA) / French Association for American Studies
 
Call for Presentations
 

L'apporto della geografia tra rivoluzioni e riforme

La sessione del prossimo Congresso Geografico promossa da Fabio Amato, Elena dell'Agnese e Chiara Giubilaro, avrà come titolo "Media e Geografia". 

La sessione verterà sul ruolo dei media nella costruzione di immaginari geografici e sarà aperta a tutte le proposte sul tema. Per esempio, seguendo le tre sotto-sessioni tematiche:

Nostra patria è il mondo intero: geo-grafie e metafore dello spazio politico nelle canzoni di protesta e contro la guerra (a cura di Elena dell’Agnese)

Trump’s America

This conference will examine the political and cultural significance of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, and consider the first 100 days of his administration.

Speakers include: Robert Brigham (Vassar College), Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham/EAWorldview), Diane Negra (University College Dublin), Inderjeet Parmar (City, University of London), Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College).

Topics may include but are not confined to:  

On Uses of Black Camp (Special Issue)

Open Cultural Studies New Peer-Reviewed Journal by De Gruyter

Editors: Dr Anna Pochmara, Dr Justyna Wierzchowska

Jamesian Cultural Anxiety in the East and in the West

 International Conference of the Henry James Society

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