Call for Panel Proposals: ACCUTE/CAAS Joint Panels for Congress 2019 (Vancouver, June 1-7)

Attention Members of CAAS: ACCUTE’s joint panel proposal deadline for Congress 2019 is fast approaching. If you have an idea for a panel, please follow the guidelines below, or visit the ACCUTE website for more information ( If you have any questions about proposing a joint ACCUTE/CAAS panel, please don’t hesitate to contact Adam Beardsworth ( for more information.  … Read more →

CAAS 2018 CFP: “Alternative/Mainstream”

Alternative/Mainstream: A U.S. Studies Conference Sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and St. Mary’s University (Calgary). 12-14 October, 2018, St. Mary’s University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Political commentary may only be the most habitual context in which the merging of fringe and mainstream—a new prevalence of the “Alternative”—has been characterized as a defining, symptomatic feature of the cultural moment… Read more →

Attention, Artists: Call for Symposium Presentations

CAAS 2017 Meeting: “Uncertain Futures” OCAD University, Toronto, ON, Oct. 27-29, 2017 Call for Symposium Presentations We invite proposals from people working in all areas of design, visual art, performance art, conceptual art, media art, craft, writing, film, comix, music and sound art to present and discuss their work as part of a symposium to be held October 28th, 2017… Read more →

CAAS 2017 CFP: “Uncertain Futures”

Uncertain Futures is an interdisciplinary conference hosted by OCAD University and the Canadian Association for American Studies. It will take place at OCAD University, in downtown Toronto, from October 27th to 29th, 2017. In her introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin writes that “the future, in fiction, is a metaphor.” In uncertain times, we look… Read more →

Registration Open for Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception Across the Canada-US Border

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception Across the Canada-US BorderUniversity of Nottingham, June 20-22 2014.Keynote Speakers:  Charles Acland, Danielle Fuller, and DeNel Rehberg Sedo.“Cultural Crossings” is the second international Culture and the Canada-US Border conference. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, CCUSB is an international, interdisciplinary research network dedicated to studying cultural representation, production and exchange on and around the Canada-US… Read more →