Aesthetics of Renewal

A-conferencing we… went?

Well, my cunning plan to offer a live blog, twitter-feed, radio broadcast, and 3D-film of the conference was something less than a stunning success.  I blame it on all of the fascinating papers, the stimulating plenaries … and the dance party.  So, I thought I would blog a quick post-conference note to make up for it.   I saw too many… Read more →

A-conferencing we go

Hi all, Jason here.  I’m hoping live blog some of the CAAS 2011 conference (Twitter: #CAAS11), but I can’t promise a whole lot because I will be busy, well, conferencing.  But, if you, dear reader, are blogging your conference experience and would like some reposting or links to appear here, please just let me know.   OK, my flight is… Read more →

Update: Preliminary Conference Program, now with Dancing!

Update (12 Sept 5:16 p.m.): new program has been posted, with Banquet and Dance Party added! You can find a link to the preliminary conference program on our main site,  Please note that some changes are still possible. (Also, we should note there were some technical problems with the conference website, but these have been fixed.  Over the coming… Read more →

UPDATE: Aesthetics of Renewal Conference Website Now Live

UPDATE: Online hotel booking now available:  Book directly through this link to receive the CAAS conference discount at the Chateau Laurier.  The deadline for booking with the conference rate is October 15. The website for the 2011 CAAS-sponsored conference, “The Aesthetics of Renewal,” is now live:  On the website, you will find information about the plenary speakers, the… Read more →

CAAS 2011, “Aesthetics of Renewal”: plenaries and new deadline!

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, “The Aesthetics of Renewal or ‘Everything Old is New Again,’” sponsored by CAAS and Carleton University: they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.  We’re very excited and look forward to some terrific conversations! We are also very pleased to announce that some more space has… Read more →

CAAS 2011, “The Aesthetics of Renewal”; Deadline 15 February 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS The Aesthetics of Renewal or “Everything Old is New Again” 3 – 6 November, 2011 Ottawa, Ontario Carleton University’s Centre for Research in American Studies invites submissions for the annual conference for the Canadian Association of American Studies to be held in Ottawa, Ontario from November 3rd – 6th, 2011. This year’s theme is: “The Aesthetics of… Read more →