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CFP: The Sovereign Erotic

CFP: The Sovereign Erotic  42nd American Indian Workshop in association with Transmotion journal  12-17 July 2021  Conference to take place online  Proposals are invited for the 41st annual AIW conference, organized by European University Cyprus in association with Transmotion journal, to be held from 12-17 July 2021. Papers are, as always, welcome on any topic in any discipline, though distinct… Read more →

CAAS 2020 (Virtual) Conference

The Canadian Association for American Studies will be holding a virtual conference on October 16th and 23rd via Zoom. Please see page (1) for Conference Schedule and page (2) Conference Program. Those interested in participating can contact Dr. Peter Robert Brown. Conference Schedule October 16, 2020  10:50-11:00: Greetings and Opening Remarks: Ross Bullen (CAAS President)  Session One: 11:00-12:15: Poetics, Politics,… Read more →

2019 Redekop Prize

On behalf of the Canadian Association for American Studies (CAAS) executive: CAAS and the Ernest Redekop Prize Committee are pleased to award the 2019 Ernest Redekop Prize to Carole Lynn Stewart for “Iola’s War on Alcohol, Lynching, and the Rise of the Carceral State” (CRAS 49.2). The Redekop Prize is awarded annually for the best essay published in the Canadian Review of American… Read more →

Celebrating 50 Years of the Canadian Review of American Studies!

Celebrating 50 Years of the Canadian Review of American Studies!

Join us in our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Review of American Studies! We are proud to publish this multi- and interdisciplinary in partnership with the Canadian Association of American Studies. CRAS has established itself as the leading American Studies journal outside the United States and the only journal in Canada that deals with cross-border themes and… Read more →

CFP: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 18th Annual Spring Academy Conference

CFP: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 18th Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 18th Annual Spring Academy Conference Heidelberg, Germany, 22–26 March, 2021 /Call for Papers/ The eighteenth HCA Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion will be held from March 22-26, 2021. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with… Read more →

Canadian Environmental Literature and Creative Writing conference, online July 8-22, 2020

Dear friends and colleagues, We are pleased to announce and invite participation in the upcoming July 8-22, 2020, online conference of the Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC) on the theme Watershed, lit., fig. Please browse the conference program at https://conferences.usask.ca/alecc2020/. Register for free at Eventbrite. “Watershed, lit., fig.” is an interdisciplinary conference of environmental humanities and… Read more →

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 17th Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg, Germany, 23–27 March, 2020 Call for Papers The seventeenth HCA Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion will be held from March 23-27, 2020. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects…. Read more →

C19 PODCAST: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Make your voice heard! The C19 Podcast is a stage for public scholarship on American literature, history, and culture.The immersive experience of podcasts builds relationships to listeners through the pleasures of oral storytelling and the comforts of conversation with an everyday ease granted by the medium’s mobility.We invite proposals from individuals and collaborators of all ranks for single podcast episodes… Read more →

Call for Applications 2018 | C19 Podcast Subcommittee

The C19 Podcast Subcommittee seeks new members for 2019-2021! We welcome applications from scholars of all ranks across a diverse range of voices and experiences who are committed to public scholarship and collaboration. Join us in the building of a transnational public platform for vibrant, dynamic approaches to long nineteenth century American studies broadly defined. Duties include developing episodes related… Read more →

2017 Ernest Redekop Essay Prize Winner & Honourable Mentions

Congratulations to Beverly Tomek, whose essay “The Economization of Freedom: Abolitionists versus Merchants in the Culture War that Destroyed Pennsylvania Hall” (CRAS 47.2) has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Ernest Redekop Prize. The prize is awarded annually for the best essay to appear in the Canadian Review of American Studies. Congratulations also to this year’s two Honourable Mentions: Jean… Read more →