Alegerea noului board al RAAS

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Dupa cum se stie, intarzierea cu care declansam alegerile noului board al RAAS pentru urmatorii 4 ani se datoreaza situatiei create de restrictiile medicale din cauza carora am amanat si conferinta RAAS pentru anul acesta. Aspectele bune sunt ca vom tine conferinta in toamna, online. Daca tot suntem obisnuiti deja cu tehnologia vom organiza si votul electronic pentru board-ul RAAS pentru urmatorul mandat.  Din experienta de pana acum este preferabil ca board-ul ales sa fie din acelasi centru din cateva motive importante. Astfel, in demersurile bancare sunt situatii cand presedintele si trezorierul trebuie sa se deplaseze la banca personal sau trebuie…

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THE 2020 RAAS – FULBRIGHT CONFERENCE – UPDATE

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Dear RAAS Members, This is to inform you that the RAAS board has decided to postpone the 2020 RAAS-Fulbright Conference, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The conference will take place in October 2021 (7-9 October).  We have also decided to extend the deadline, so if you haven't sent a proposal so far, there is still time. The new deadline for proposals is April 21st 2021.  We are looking forward to hearing from you and receiving your proposals.  We are also pleased to announce that  Professor Philip John Davies, Eccles Centre for American Studies, The British Library, UK Professor Adina Ciugureanu, Ovidius University,…

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THE FULBRIGHT STUDENT AWARD TO THE UNITED STATES 2021-2022

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THE FULBRIGHT STUDENT AWARD TO THE UNITED STATES 2021-2022 The candidates will be selected through open, merit-based competition to participate in graduate level programs in any field except clinical disciplines. Each year scholarships are offered to Romanian citizens for the first year of master’s program or for one academic year of student research (non-degree). Second-year costs for the Romanian Fulbright master’s students may be covered depending on funds availability as well as on proof of good academic standing during the first year of study.ELIGIBILITYApplicants must meet the following criteria:• have Romanian citizenship; green card holders and persons with dual (Romanian…

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Call for Applications for EAAS Conference Participation Travel Grants for Junior Scholars at Romanian Public Universities

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Call for Applications for EAAS Conference Participation Travel Grants for Junior Scholars at Romanian Public Universities The U.S. Embassy in Romania has the pleasure to invite applications for travel grants for participation in the EAAS conference 20/20 Vision: Citizenship, Space, Renewal, which will take place in Warsaw, Poland, between May 1-3, 2020. The grants are in support of the professional development of junior scholars teaching American Studies content at public universities in Romania. Applications should be submitted by March 11, 2020 via e-mail only. Applications, as well as questions, should be addressed to [email protected]; please include EAAS American Studies Conference…

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2014 EAAS Rob Kroes Publication Award

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Call for Manuscript Submissions ~ Extended Deadline 7th November 2014 The European Association for American Studies invites submissions for its biennial Rob Kroes Publication Award for an unpublished book-length manuscript. The award is named for Rob Kroes, who served as Treasurer (1976–1988) and President (1992–1996) of EAAS. For many years, Rob Kroes also edited the series European Contributions to American Studies, where the EAAS Biennial Conference volumes appeared from 1980 to 2006. The competition is open to all members of the twenty-two national and joint-national American Studies organizations in EAAS (see http://www.eaas.eu/about-eaas/constituent-members). EAAS defines “American Studies” broadly. To be eligible,…

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RAAS Graduate Student Award (GSA) – Deadline Extension

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Requirements and Evaluating Procedure (2014)  The Romanian Association for American Studies will reward one best MA dissertation and one best PhD dissertation submitted by graduate students and/or junior faculty members. The MA dissertation award will consist of a 150 euro prize and the PhD dissertation award will consist of a 250 euro prize as well as an official document certifying the receipt of the GSA. The individuals who submit their work to be considered for the GSA must be registered members of RAAS at the time of the submission. The candidates must be able to demonstrate their status as former…

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Call for RAAS – Fulbright Conference Topics

The RAAS board is seeking topics for the next RAAS-Fulbright Conference to be held in October 2014.   Considering the large variety of research in the American Studies field from inter- and cross-cultural perspectives, we welcome any new topic proposal which would be challenging enough, thoroughly supported by recent bibliography, and inciting enough to attract a large number of participants.   Deadline for the conference proposals: May 15, 2013 E-mail: [email protected]

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