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I have watched with great interest how The Slap (2010), Christos Tsiolkas's prize-winning novel, was greeted in the US after it was adapted for NBC television as a "prestige" alternative to the usual programming. So I watched the series, then read the novel.
The new interim issue of Common-place reviews several books to add to your end-of-semester reading list. Sean Patrick Adams reviews J
With Hillary Clinton's announcement that she's running for President, this recently released film on Geraldine Ferraro provides historical context.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 April
2015 to 13 April 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Amstdy. See the
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AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Queen's University - Bader Postdoctoral Fellowship in 20th-Century US History
CALL FOR PAPERS: Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
We invite proposals for the first collection of essays to consider the “ecogothic” in nineteenth-century American literature.
The JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES OF TURKEY (www.asat-jast.org) is looking for suggestions for titles of recent work in Latina Studies, plus reviewers for an issue to be published in the Fall of 2015. Reviews (750-1000 words) to be prepared by 30 June. Please contact the Editor Laurence Raw (firstname.lastname@example.org) with offers.
The New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA) is delighted to announce a
Wednesday April 15 at 6:30pm
Sean Harvey (Seton Hall University)
Native Tongues: Colonialism and Race from Encounter to the Reservation (Harvard University Press, 2015)
The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware presents
Thirteenth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars
Very Bad Things: Material Culture and Disobedience
Free and open to the public.
Register at email@example.com
www.udel.edu/materialculture for more information
Call for Papers: Sport Culture
Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza:
Address: 35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: (513) 421-9100
Deadline for submissions: April 30, 2015