Job: Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island – Western University (Deadline: 15 January 2022)

Western University is seeking to appoint an Indigenous faculty member to a new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of English and Writing Studies, in the field of Indigenous Literatures of Turtle Island. The appointment will made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in a probationary appointment or Associate with tenure,… Read more →

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 19th Annual Spring Academy Conference

 Heidelberg Center for American StudiesAnnual Spring Academy Conference Heidelberg, Germany, March 21-25, 2022              Call for Papers The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its annual Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion to be held from March 21-25, 2022.  The HCA Spring Academy provides 20 international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to… Read more →

Call for Applications: Two Positions Available

Bishop’s University is currently seeking applications for a 5-month sessional appointment (January 1, 2022 to May 30, 2022). The candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses to cover the fields of Canadian, Indigenous, and American Literature, including ENG123 Introduction to Indigenous Literatures in Canada, ENG215 North American Literature, and one course to be determined in consultation with the department. Please visit their… Read more →

2020 Redekop Prize

On behalf of the CAAS executive and the Redekop Prize committee:  The committee charged with selecting the winner of this year’s Redekop Prize for the best essay in volume 50 (2020) of the Canadian Review of American Studies have decided to give the award to Brian Jansen of the University of Maine for “’It’s Still Real to Me’: Contemporary Professional… Read more →

The Robert K. Martin Prize

The Robert K. Martin prize is awarded to the best book published by a CAAS member in the previous calendar year. CAAS is now accepting nominations for the Robert K. Martin prize for best book published in the 2019 and 2020 calendar years. We will select two winners: one for each year. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2021. All submissions should be sent directly to: … Read more →

CAAS 2021 Call for Papers: Great Divides

CAAS 2021 Call for Papers: Great Divides Great Divides is an interdisciplinary conference, hosted by the University of Saskatchewan/Treaty 6 Territory & Métis Homeland and the Canadian Association for American Studies. It will take place online from October 22-24, 2021. The Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic Oceans are seamed together by the Continental Divide of the Americas. Branching off from that divide… Read more →

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 →