Call for papers: SECRETS – ČSAA biennial Colloquium 2019

ČSAA biennial conference on: SECRETS September 12-14, 2019Hosted by Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc Confirmed plenary speakers: Philip McGowanHosted by Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc(Queen’s University Belfast), President of the EAAS Brian Ward(Northumbria University), Chair of the British Association for American Studies We will be looking at:• Secrets in American literature, film, media, history• The Importance of Keeping Secrets• Secrets, Secrecy and Transparency• Privacy and Secrets• Public and State Secrets in the Post-Truth Age• Secret Agencies and Secret Societies• Female and Male Secretaries• Secret Identities and Secret Agents• Secret Places and Spaces• Skeletons in the Closet• The Perils of Having Secrets Deadline for paper proposals: May 30, 2019Web:… Read More

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CALL FOR PAPERS – 14th International Cultural Studies Conference & 3rd International Conference on Linguistics and Teaching/Learning English

Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to our traditional conference on cultural studies, linguistics and ELT organized by the Dept. of English and American Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic in November 2018. For details, please see the CFP attached below. Please feel free to share the call with your colleagues. Apologies for any cross-postings. Sincerely, Sarka Bubikova Department of English and American Studies Faculty of Arts and Philosophy University of Pardubice cfp_conference_2018

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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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