Zagreb Workshop 2016: Russel Reising 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. [click to continue…]

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HAAS_USFlagbanner1The 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 Americas: Global Challenges and Responsibilities, and will take place 12-14 May 2016. Read more on the HAAS website.

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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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CfP: Transnational and Transracial Adoption in North American Culture

June 8, 2015

Submissions are invited for papers for a special 2-day conference on Transnational and Transracial Adoption in North American Culture to be held at the University of Turku, Finland, August 27-28, 2015. The theme of the conference reflects the increasing attention that has been paid to this field in recent years. To what extent does the […]

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CfP: Memories on the Move – Asian Connections

April 9, 2015

Concentric, a journal for literary and cultural studies published by the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, is inviting submissions for its March 2016 issue. This special issue attempts to further the inquiry into the dynamic nature of memory cultures by forging dialogue between mnemonic contexts in/about Asia and those in Europe, North America, Australia, […]

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