Call for papers for Crime, Justice and the Law Network of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL, 17-20 November 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences

Call for papers for Crime, Justice and the Law Network of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL, 17-20 November 2016.

 

CfP: Cultural Mobility and Knowledge Formation in the Americas

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies
June 30 – July 2, 2016 – International Conference at the Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany, jointly organized by the Bavarian American Academy (BAA) and the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC (GHI)
Conveners: Volker Depkat (BAA) and Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI) 
 
In the ongoing debate about transnational history that gained momentum in the 1990s, hemispheric approaches have either been discussed as one way to transnationalize the study of U.S. history or as frames for exercises in comparative history.

Sydney American Cultures Workshop-2016 CFP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 10, 2016 to January 1, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

As part of a University of Sydney Faculty Collaborative Research Scheme grant, the American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2016 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin.

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1/31: Traffic, Territory, Citizenship: Framing the Circulation of People and Goods between Asia & the Americas in the 19th Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Anthropology, South Asian History / Studies, World History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1/31/16: Traffic, Territory, Citizenship: Framing the Circulation of People and Goods between Asia and the Americas in the Long 19th Century
 
We invite proposals for a two-day symposium on new approaches to the circulation and interchange of people and goods between Asia and the Americas during the long nineteenth century. Sponsored by the Binghamton University Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence, the symposium will be held April 15-16, 2016, at Binghamton University’s Downtown Center.

“I Gotta Testify”: Conversations on Kanye West, Religion & Hip-Hop

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 2, 2016 to February 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Is Kanye West taking his listeners to heaven or hell?  Is he a modern day bluesman promoting the devil’s music or a secular alternative to traditional as well as contemporary religious music?  These are important questions to consider when evaluating the spiritual characteristics of hip-hop’s most polarizing artist.  We are seeking contributors to our forthcoming volume: “I Gotta Testify:” Conversations on Kanye West, Religion & Hip-Hop.  Multiple books have been published on hip-hop icon Kanye West including Mark Beaumont’s Kanye West: God and Monster (2015) and Justi

American-Israeli Relations through Multidisciplinary Lenses

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 11, 2016 to September 13, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Humanities, Jewish History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

American-Israeli Relations through Multidisciplinary Lenses

11-13 September 2016

University of Sussex, Brighton UK

The Israeli - American relations has attracted a great deal of academic public attention. Despite the great interest, the existing research on this topic concentrates mainly on the diplomatic relations between the two countries, with a heavy America-centric proclivity. However, there is more to those relations than this.

Call for Proposals: The Classic, The Forgotten and the Transnational: New Essays on the Western Auteur

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2016
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

In 1969 Jim Kitses published the seminal work, Horizons West, in which he asserted that “the idea of the auteur does not seem to me to solve all our problems [associated with understanding the Western film] as much as to crystallize them.” Kitses was referring here, and in his subsequently revised and expanded text, to the importance of the auteur as a lens through which to re-examine the generic forms and structures of the Western, its relationship to history, to issues of American identity and values, and to allegorical and mythological understandings of the past and pre

The Carson McCullers SocietyPrize for Outstanding Conference Paper in 2015. Due Feb. 1, 2016.

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 1, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, American History / Studies

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper, to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a conference in the past year. Entries should provide evidence that the paper was presented at a regional, national, or international academic conference during the previous calendar year (January to December 2015) and that the winner is eligible for the award as an active member of the Society.

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