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CFP: Biennial EAAS Conference, 22-25 April, 2016, Constanta, Romania

Proposals in all areas of American Studies are now cordially invited for the 2016 European Association for American Studies (EAAS) conference! The biennial EAAS conference will take place from 22 to 25 April 2016 in the lovely coastal town of Constanta, Romania.

Download the 2016 EAAS Call for Proposals (pdf version) here. The Call may also be found at the conference website and proposals may be submitted at any time between now and 15 June 2015 via the easy-to-use online form at http://www.enl.auth.gr/abstracts/index.html.

With this open-call for proposals the 2016 EAAS conference creates the context for wide-ranging explorations of our subject landscape without limiting the opportunity for in-depth concentration and innovative co-operations. Your EAAS colleagues trust that the invitation to join our meeting in 2016 will inspire you to submit a proposal and to take part in this important biennial meeting. We look forward to seeing you in Constanta.

By ASASTAFF, Sat, May 23, 2015 - 1:40 pm
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[CIES Fulbright] Opportunities in American Studies

This year, the Fulbright Scholar Program is again offering over 60 awards in the field of American Studies. Exciting opportunities are available in many countries including but not limited to:

For further awards in the field of American Studies, American History and American Literature, please visit our updated Opportunities in American Studies webpage. There you will find award highlights and examples of successful projects in the discipline.

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please follow this link: http://cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join our online community, My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the current competition will close on August 3, 2015.

By ASASTAFF, Thu, May 21, 2015 - 9:40 am
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International Partnership Luncheon

Come join the International Committee at our sponsored events at the Los Angeles, CA ASA Meeting! 

We would like to draw your attention in particular to the International Partnership Luncheon on Thursday, November 7, 2014, 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm, Westin Bonaventure, Lobby Level Lakeview Bistro (On-site Restaurant). 

You can sign up for this wonderful networking event at which you will meet many international scholars or U.S. colleagues involved in international exchanges. In addition to giving you a good meal for a very modest price, the meeting will open networking perspectives for you and your institution.  Come have lunch with us and discover the International Initiative, which will enable you and your university to effectively connect with international scholars and institutions abroad.

To reserve a space, click here

Come and see what happens in American studies around the world and see how current issues in American studies travel beyond U.S. borders by participating in the ASA International Committee Talkshops.

The ASA International Committee is pleased to offer the talkshop feature pioneered several years ago and successfully carried out during the last nine ASA annual meetings. Each talkshop event begins with a very brief frame-setting presentation by international panelists, each of whom will then facilitate parallel discussions among participants gathered at small roundtables. Toward the end of the session, each group will report briefly on the discussion and present comments on each table’s dialogue by the facilitator or a selected reporter.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
ASA International Committee and ASA Women’s Committee: Teaching American Studies Transnationally

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
ASA International Committee: Promoting New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain in the Americas

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014, 8:00 am - 9:45 am
ASA International Committee: Egyptian Universities Beyond Crisis

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events at the conference in Los Angeles.  Kindly consult the program for details.

By Udo Hebel, Thu, October 02, 2014 - 7:00 pm
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Postdocs in the Humanities at German Universities for US Scholars

Dear Colleagues,

I want to bring to your attention a program of the Volkswagen and Mellon Foundations that provides opportunities for recent PhDs from US universities to be affiliated for one year with universities and research institutes in Germany:  http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/international-focus/post-doctoral-fellowships-in-the-humanities.html.  The institutions participating seek applications in a number of fields, including archaeology, history, literature, bibliography, Asian studies, Middle Eastern studies, African studies, religion, art history, cultural studies, history of science, medieval studies and the humanities generally.

The deadline for applications is October 15th.

By John F Stephens, Tue, August 05, 2014 - 3:25 am
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