Miscellaneous News

Miscellaneous News

Irish Journal of American Studies open positions: Co-Editor-in-Chief + Marketing & Reviews Editor

The Irish Journal of American Studies (IJAS Online) is seeking to fill two positions:
• Co-Editor-in-Chief
• Marketing & Reviews Editor

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Call for Papers - ONLINE CONFERENCE - 23rd International Colloquium of American Studies /  Biennial Conference of the Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies

Call for Papers - ONLINE CONFERENCE 

23rd International Colloquium of American Studies / 

Biennial Conference of the Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies 

Hosted by the Dept. of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic 

Date: November 4-5, 2021 

Spaces and Narratives of Mental and Social Health 

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Call for presentations of the Popularizing STEM: Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture international conference

Popularizing STEM | Science and Technology in 21st-Century US Popular Culture
15-19 November 2021 (hybrid format conference)

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Call for General Submissions to SOAR: The Society of Americanists Review

Call for general submissions: The Society of Americanists Review


Following the publication of our second annual volume, the editors of SOAR are pleased to announce that we will begin to move to a twice-annual publication
schedule! In support of this goal, we invite the submission of general interdisciplinary scholarship relating to the culture of the United States. The journal publishes work in a variety of formats, including research articles; forum, discussion, memorial, and state-of-the-field essays; dialogues and interviews; reports on programs, organizations, and pedagogy; as well as book, exhibit, and media reviews. Submissions undergo a rigorous multi-tiered peer review process that includes the journal’s editorial staff, advisory board members, and external reviewers.


For more information about how to submit to SOAR, see our submission guidelines. Submissions can be made directly through our website.


Deadline for submissions: September 01, 2021.


Find out more about our mission and editorial board here. Check out our second volume “The Resistance” here.
For general inquiries, please contact the editors at: americanist@psu.edu

DICE Network

DICE Network

(Decolonial, Indigenous, and Critical Ethnic Studies Network of the European Association of American Studies)

Mission Statement

22 May 2021

The DICE Network (Decolonial, Indigenous, and Critical Ethnic Studies Network of the European Association of American Studies [EAAS]) is committed to creating discussions amongst, and connecting, scholars working in these fields. Inherent to the network's approach is an inclusive participation of our members in the direction of our network and critical a focus on Indigenous, Black, Latinx, non-whitestream, anti- and decolonial scholarship. We aim to create a multi-institutional platform which facilitates deliberations and exchanges on research in decolonial, Indigenous, and critical ethnic studies being undertaken in Europe, on methodological queries and considerations on working in these fields in a European context and / or as Europeans, as well as on increasing connections with our colleagues in North America who work in these and related fields.

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Job Opening: Post-doc in American Literary and Cultural Studies

University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

The Department of English and American Studies (Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies) at the University of Vienna announces the position of a university assistant (Post-doc). The successful candidate will be expected to hold an above-average PhD with a research specialization in North American Studies, and to teach courses in accordance with the Collective Agreement of the University of Vienna. The position offers the opportunity to write a post-doctoral dissertation (Habilitation).

For more information, please click on the link below:

https://univis.univie.ac.at/ausschreibungstellensuche/flow/bew_ausschreibung-flow?_flowExecutionKey=_cBEA64CFF-7CB9-84ED-E0AE-B87523ABD724_k0EB11003-3165-125E-76D7-B831A6E7CAD1&tid=85417.28

aspeers calls for papers by MA students on "American Bodies"

General Call for Papers

For the general section of its fifteenth issue, aspeers seeks outstanding academic writing demonstrating the excellence of graduate scholarship, the range of concerns scrutinized in the field, and the diversity of perspectives employed. We thus explicitly invite revised versions of term papers or chapters from theses written by students of European Master (and equivalent) programs. For this section, there are no topical limitations. Contributions should be up to 7,500 words (including abstract and list of works cited). The submission deadline is October 17, 2021.

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