Wastelands – 34TH EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE – Madrid 6-8 April 2022

Wastelands 34TH EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES CONFERENCE Madrid 6-8 April 2022 Organized by the UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) with the collaboration of the Universidad Complutense. The year 2022 marks the centenary of the publication of T.S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land. The title of the conference alludes to Eliot’s work and the main themes in it, expanding the idea of the wasteland to the study of the United States. Hence, the overarching theme of the conference is open to all kinds of reflections around the concept of “wasteland” and waste. EAAS 2022 invites proposals that address the…

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ASAT Conference, Ankara, November 2017

The American Studies Association of Turkey and the Department of American Culture and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey organize the conference entitled Manifestations of Love and Hate in American Culture and Literature, November 1–3, 2017, and invite the submission of individual abstracts, panels, and proposals from any branch of American Studies. Deadline for submissions: April 1, 2017. For further details, please check http://www.asat-jast.org/index.php/2017-asat-conference

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The Fifth International Conference on American Drama and Theatre

Migrations in American Drama and Theater 5th International Conference on American Theatre and Drama Nancy, France; 4-6 June 2018 Abstracts due 15 September 2017 Working in partnership with the American Theater and Drama Society (ATDS) and the Spanish universities of Cádiz, Sevilla, and Madrid Autónoma, the research group I.D.E.A. (“Théories et pratiques de l’interdisciplinarité dans les études anglophones”) and the Université de Lorraine are announcing a call for papers for the conference “Migrations in American Drama and Theater” to be held in Nancy, France, from 4 to 6 June 2018. This 5th International Conference on American Drama and Theater will be dedicated to the…

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HELAAS Conference, Thessaloniki, December 2017

The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference – The Politics of Space and the Humanities – to be held in Thessaloniki between December 15-17, 2017. Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2017. For further details, please click here.

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SAAS Conference, Cáceres, Spain, April 2017

The “13th International Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS) Conference. Understanding (Human) Nature” will be held at the University of Extremadura. Cáceres (Spain), 5 -7 April 2017. The list with the 24 panels issuing out call for papers can be accessed at the following site:https://sites.google.com/site/saasconference2017 Please submit all paper proposals directly to the Panel Chair no later than October 15, 2016.

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The 2016 EAAS Biennial Conference, Constanta, Romania

EAAS 2016 Conference Program EAAS 2016 ConferenceCall for Contributions:MappingTransnational America In his opening remarks at the 2016 EAAS conference held at Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania, HE Hans Klemm, U.S. Ambassador to Romania expressed his wish that the event will “bring fresh ideas to the transatlantic dialogue in American Studies”. In Transnationalism (2009), Steven Vervotec considers that since the 1990s the transnational has become increasingly important in many domains: communities, identities, cultures, spaces, capital, networks, societies, organizations, services, politics, trade. Equally, Rosendahl Thomsen in Mapping World Literatures: International Canonization and Transnational Literatures (2008) claims that binary oppositions, such as minor and major…

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NAAS Conference, Oulu, Finland, May 2015

"American Values:Public Virtues, Private Vices?"THE 24th BIENNIAL NAAS CONFERENCE ON AMERICAN STUDIESUniversity of Oulu, Finland, May 11-13, 2015 The conference is organized by the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS) and it will offer papers - by approximately 100 speakers from 10 different countries - on how America has defined its central values in politics, history, literature, architecture, film, the media, popular culture, and everyday living. Why does it matter so much to the American public today whether or not Thomas Jefferson had children with Sally Hemings at the end of the eighteenth century? Are there some particular American ways…

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HELAAS Conference, Athens, November 2014

The Faculty of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece in cooperation with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invites scholars to submit proposals for the international conference to be held in Athens between November 27-29, 2014. The topic chosen for this edition isThe War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities. Keynote speakers who have confirmed their participation are Professor Christopher Bigsby (University of East Anglia) and Professor Stathis Gourgouris (Columbia University). Deadline for paper submissions: June 30, 2014. For further details, please click here.

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