Conference Reminder: “Citizenship and Literature: Past Concerns, Present Issues, Future Trajectories”
Jan31

Conference Reminder: “Citizenship and Literature: Past Concerns, Present Issues, Future Trajectories”

English Department, University of Münster, February 20-21, 2017 Registration is now open. To register, please send a short e-mail with the header ‘registration literature and citizenship’ stating your name and affiliation to citizenshipandliterature@wwu.de. There are no conference fees but in order to facilitate our planning, please register at your earliest convenience For the conference program and further information please visit...

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American Studies Summer Session
Jan16

American Studies Summer Session

Das 4-wöchige Programm findet vom 24. Juli bis 18. August 2017 in Berlin statt. Es ermöglicht deutschen Bachelor-Studierenden der Amerikanistik und verwandter Fächer eine intensive und aktuelle Auseinandersetzung mit den USA in den Bereichen Politik, Literatur und Kulturwissenschaft. Der englischsprachige Unterricht findet an drei Kurstagen pro Woche statt und wird zu großen Teilen von amerikanischen Fulbright-DozentInen erteilt. Bei...

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9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive”
Jan11

9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive”

The Bavarian American Academy in Munich invites applications for its 9th International Summer Academy for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on “Questions of the Archive” May 20 – June 3, 2017 in Nürnberg In cooperation with Florida International University and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg Following the widely discussed archival turn in the humanities, this year’s summer school focuses on...

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John W. Kluge Center Fellowship at the Library of Congress
Dec20

John W. Kluge Center Fellowship at the Library of Congress

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress offers the opportunity for German scholars to work on specific research projects at the Library of Congress. The purpose of this Fellowship is to enable young scholars from Germany to conduct independent research using the collections of the Library of Congress. At the postdoctoral as well as the Ph.D. level, interested scholars may apply for a Fellowship for 6-12 months beginning in...

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Call for Papers: The Revolution Will Not Be Peer-Reviewed: American Disconnects and the Production of Knowledge
Dec15

Call for Papers: The Revolution Will Not Be Peer-Reviewed: American Disconnects and the Production of Knowledge

Graduate Conference at the Graduate School of North American Studies John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin May 5 and 6, 2017 Postmodern Western societies have long been marked by deep cultural and economic divisions that inhibit successful communication between social groups. As a sense of disconnect grows in the current political climate, the academic world finds itself increasingly implicated, often refraining from...

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