Working Papers in American Studies Vol. 2 is out

by admin on February 22, 2017

We are happy to announce that the second volume of our Working Papers in American Studies is out. The volume is based on talks given at the 3rd American Studies Workshop in Zagreb, “Quarter of a Century after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Perspectives and Directions in Croatian and Regional American Studies.” Feel free to download, read, and, perhaps, review the publication.

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Recent publications by HUAmS scholars (2)

by admin on February 13, 2017

Here’s another update about recent publications by HUAmS members. As a co-author, Antonija Pavić published the article “The Beautiful and Dangerous: A New Depiction of Heroines in North American Television Drama Series” (available at Medijske studije journal. Sanja Nikčević published a book on war themes in Croatian, Bosnian and Anglo-American drama (Kako prikazati ljudske rane na sceni. Ratne teme u hrvatskoj, bosanskoj i angloameričkoj drami, Alfa, Zagreb, 2016). Tatjana Jukić’s article “Stanley Cavell, Classical Hollywood and the Constitution of the Ordinary (With Notes on Billy Wilder)” can be found in the April 2016 issue of AM. Journal of Art and Media Studies. Finally, Ismet Bujupaj published “Parents and Daughters in Two Novels by Arab American Authors: ‘Khalas, Let Her Go’“ in Anafora, the literary journal published at the University of Osijek.

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4th Annual Zagreb AmStud Workshop: The (Un)usable Pasts in American Studies

May 16, 2016

The 4th annual American Studies workshop of the Croatian Association for American Studies, entitled “The (Un)usable Pasts in American Studies,” was held in Zagreb on May 14, 2016. This year, our keynote speaker was Russell Reising from the University of Toledo (Ohio, US), currently a visiting Fulbright professor at the Department of English in Zagreb.

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CfP: 11th Biennial Conference of the Hungarian Association for American Studies

February 11, 2016

The Hungarian Association for American Studies and the Hungarian Association for Ibero-American Studies jointly organize a tri-lingual conference that brings together specialists from the fields of North American and Ibero-American Studies in order to address issues related to the Americas in a way that transcends nation-based models of academic inquiry. The conference is entitled The […]

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CfP: 4th American Studies Workshop in Zagreb – The (Un)usable Pasts of American Studies

January 21, 2016

This year’s American Studies Workshop in Zagreb proposes as its central concern the question of the meaning of the past, understood as a living history, and its interaction with the practice of American Studies. The workshop will take place at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences on May 14, 2016. The deadline for proposals […]

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Recent publications by HUAmS scholars

January 18, 2016

Two papers by HUAmS members have been published recently: Jelena Šesnić, “Asian American Transnational Literature and United States American Cold War History,” in Discourses of Emancipation and the Boundaries of Freedom, edited by Leonardo Buonomo and Elisabetta Vezzos (Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2015); Hrvoje Tutek, “Novel, Utopia, Nation: A History of Interdependence,” in Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 42.4 […]

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Polish Journal for American Studies – new issue (9/2015)

November 16, 2015

New issue of the Yearbook of the Polish Association for American Studies is out. It is available for  download on the PAAS website. (direct link to pdf)

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Cfp: Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Spring Academy 2016

October 29, 2015

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies invites applications from Ph.D. students in the field of American Studies or related research areas for this annual one-week conference that provides young and aspiring scholars with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects in front of an international audience. HCA has a limited amount of travel […]

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Nova knjiga: Stipe Grgas, Američki studiji danas

October 7, 2015

Stipe Grgas, predstojnik Katedre za amerikanistiku na Filozofskom fakultetu u Zagrebu i predsjednik HUAmS-a, objavio je knjigu Američki studiji danas: identitet, kapital, spacijalnost (Meandar Media 2015). Kako navodi urednik izdanja, “Stipe Grgas u instruktivnoj polemici sa stanjem discipline američkih studija nudi novu perspektivu njezina osmišljavanja razotkrivanjem ekonomskog poretka kao strukturirajuće jezgre američkog iskustva. Kapital i […]

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3rd American Studies Workshop in Zagreb – Program

July 20, 2015

The 3rd Annual American Studies Workshop in Zagreb, “Quarter of a Century after the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Perspectives and Directions in Croatian and Regional American Studies”, will take place on October 3, 2015. Here’s the preliminary program.

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