Seeking authors, especially American Indian ones, or specialists in indigenous history, Latin American history, all the subject areas listed in the announcement, and additional ones in certain subject areas as well, for a forthcoming collection of alternate history FICTION stories.
CFP: Southern Studies Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery, AL,
February 1-2, 2019
Now in its eleventh year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference, hosted by Auburn University
at Montgomery, explores themes related to the American South across a wide array of disciplines
and methodologies. Registrants to the two-day conference enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed
panels, two distinguished keynote speakers and a visiting artist, who gives a talk and mounts a
Editors Susan Binnie, Eric Tucker and Barry Wright are planning the fifth volume of the Canadian State Trials series and invite expressions of interest and proposals for chapter contributions. Volume 5 will examine Canadian political trials, national security measures and related legal developments and proceedings for the period c.1939 to the 1980s or early 1990s. We seek scholarly studies that balance historical and legal analyses. Context for these studies may include a comparative perspective that refers to other jurisdictions. Collaborative work is welcome.
The Centre for Sámi Studies at UiT The Arctic University of Norway is pleased request submissions for an international scholarly workshop on Indigenous Internationalism, in Tromsø on 18-19 October 2018.
Knowledge and research is situated; particularly as European Scholars in the field of American Studies, we are often acutely aware of our own position in relation to our research. Our nationality, gender, race, religion, sexuality, or class informs the objects that we study, the methodologies we use, and our findings. Indeed, the awareness of positionality has been growing in recent American sociopolitical discourse, often accompanying the rise of identity politics and marginalised groups speaking back to the dominant culture.
The Futures of Handwriting
A symposium sponsored by the University of Louisville and the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, in partnership with the Filson Historical Society.
April 12-13, 2019
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher Hager, Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor, Department of English, Trinity College, Author of Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing (2013) and I Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War Letters (2018)
Graduate Students--Scholarship and Fellowship Deadlines are near!
The Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission will sponsor the official book launch of Mary Stockwell's Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America (Yale, 2018) on Thursday May 31, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the St. Luke's Hospital Auditorium in Maumee, Ohio (near the Fallen Timbers Battlefield National Historic SIte). The event will include a lecture, author meet and greet, and book signing.
**For immediate release**