Online conference registration and hotel booking are both now avaiable for CAAS 2010, Health/Care/Nation, in Windsor Ontario, Oct. 14-17, 2010. Find both at the conference website, http://web2.uwindsor.ca/caas/conference/
Hotel registration information for the 2010 CAAS conference in Windsor is now posted on the conference website. Hope to see you all there–and hopefully we will again find some guest and/or regular CAAS bloggers for the event–and maybe to help us update this blog more regularly afterwards? Stay tuned!
New deadline: May 31, 2010 *le français suit* Please share this with your colleagues. Graduate students are especially encouraged to submit. Conference CALL FOR PAPERS: Health/Care/Nation Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor 14-17 October 2010 http://uwindsor.ca/caas2010
Hi all, Jason here, with my concluding post about the conference, and a couple of pictures. As you can tell from Chris and Maureen’s posts (here and here), “States of Emergency” was a thought-provoking and exciting conference. Thanks are definitely due to Bryce Traister, the organizer, for his tremendous efforts (and success!) in putting together such a terrific conference. Following… Read more →
My blog post was written on Saturday just before the banquet, after two days of great panels. Alas, technological problems delayed posting to today. Enjoy! It’s hard not to notice the prevalence of masculinity at this year’s conference. On Sunday morning, I’m going to continue this trend with my paper on urban crisis and shifts in ideal manhood. My highlighting this fact… Read more →
I was a bit too ambitious, it seems, in hoping to blog every day. Yesterday (Saturday) was a full day–especially if you count the great brunch I had with some friends from London (which I do!). In the conference world, though, I saw the wonderful panel, “Crises of Race,” and then ran off to my own panel on Apocalyptic narratives…. Read more →
Jason here. The conference has begun and is already terrific! I was at the panel “Screening Emergency,” with a series of excellent papers on a wide range of films (including some gothic content, fittingly enough for Friday the 13th). We also just had our executive meeting, where we decided, among other topics, that our next conference will be in Windsor,… Read more →
With this post, the blog of the Canadian Association for American Studies is up and running! Jason Haslam, intrepid (?!) webmaster and VP, here. While we are still getting all of the bells and whistles in place, and working on the final format of the blog, new information will now be posted regularly. What will this information be? We want… Read more →