21st International Colloquium of American Studies

21st International Colloquium of American Studies Place and Emplacement June 22-24, 2017 Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic The conference is organized by Palacký University Olomouc in cooperation with The Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies, and Embassy of the United States in Prague. TOPICS AND ISSUES: – How does literature, film, television, art, history and cultural geography reflect the notion of the human body/subject/identity or objects as being situated or emplaced; place as an event? – How does literature respond to Yi-Fu Tuan’s notion of place as a field of care? – Does the identification of place have to involve an “us/them distinction in which the other is devalued”… Read More

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