Contributions are invited for consideration to be published in a collection of critical essays introducing readers to studies of Latinx life writing, a prominent and essential pan-genre within Latinx literature since Latinx literature began to be conceived as such.
Fantastic, Mythical, and Legendary Beasts of the Hispanic World
China and Taiwan in Latin America and the Caribbean
Cassandra R. Veney, PhD and Sabella O. Abidde, PhD
UCLA LGBTQ Studies’ 25th Q-Grad Conference is seeking graduate student papers and creative work that speaks to the theme: Queer Temporalities: Resisting straight~forwards.
The Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas (JASAT) is now accepting book reviews for 2022. I would like to invite any interested scholar to write a review for our upcoming issue. Below is a list of links to reputable scholarly publishers. If you see any recent publication that sparks your interest, I would be happy to request it for your review. If you have a particular book in mind, I am willing to consider any book that explores a topic dealing with American history, literature, journalism, or culture.
West-Central Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 23: CFP Deadline Approaching
Jewish Los Angeles
From Boyle Heights to Hollywood, and from Santa Monica to the Valley, Los Angeles has been a site for fantastic projections, colonial encounters, and organized struggles for Jews “moving West” since the late 19th century. This panel explores how L.A. as the other “promised land” is figured in the writings, films, artworks, and music of Jewish Californians and immigrants.
The German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) is now accepting applications for its 2022–2023 fellowship program in the field of Latin American History at its Pacific Office in Berkeley. Eligible are doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars from Europe, and the Americas who pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources principally located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are particularly interested in research projects in the following fields: Latin American history; Pan American history, and the history of European-Latin American relations.
AFTER SAN JACINTO: THE TEXAS REPUBLIC STANDS APART
What made the Republic of Texas different from the United States—or Mexico? For nearly a decade after the 1836 battle of San Jacinto, the republic struggled to survive on its own with a constitutional government modeled after the government of the United States. Influenced by the Southern U.S.