American Art Journal Open House at CAA 2018

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press are pleased to announce an open house for American Art, the peer-reviewed journal dedicated to exploring all aspects of the nation’s visual culture from colonial to contemporary times. At the upcoming College Art Association conference in Los Angeles, stop by booth #319 at the Book and Trade Fair on Thursday, February 22, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. to meet with the editorial team, Robin Veder and Marie Ladino, along with members of the editorial board.

Final Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by Feb. 12

Call for Applications

The 2018 First Book Institute

June 3-9, 2018

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University


Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book

Priscilla Wald, R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University, and Co-Editor of American Literature

Call for Book Reviewers

NANO: New American Notes Online seeks reviewers for the following texts.  If interested in reviewing a title, please email Rebecca Devers at rdevers@citytech.cuny.edu.  Include the title of the book you'd like to review and attach a CV.  NANO book reviews should be around 1,000-1,500 words, and are due to the editor within eight weeks of receiving the book.  


Seeking Participants for Panel on Women in Public Spaces, OAH 2019

The intention of this panel is to consider the similarity of responses to women in public spaces across time. To this end, the panel will reflect on the relationship between freedom and access to public space. Current papers examine the cultural responses to the potential of women's entry into public spaces in the Early Republic and women entertainers who contributed to social protest movements in the Cold War era.  We currently have two panelists and are seeking a chair and two additional panelists (or one additional panelist and a commentator).  We welcome papers that cover any period in


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