American Quarterly 2023 Special Issue The Body Issue: Sports and the Politics of Embodiment Edited by Amira Rose Davis (Pennsylvania State University) and Joseph Darda (Texas Christian University) ESPN The Magazine announced its first Body Issue in 2009 as a celebration of “the diverse shapes, sizes, genders and races” of athletes’ “most important asset­­––their bodies.”… Read More

Call For Applications: Social Practice CUNY Initiative for Faculty Social Practice CUNY (SPCUNY), an initiative based at The CUNY Graduate Center that seeks to amplify the collective power of social practice artists, scholars, and advocates across the CUNY system, is currently seeking the second cohort of SPCUNY Faculty Fellows. A significant number of CUNY faculty… Read More

The Object in/of Psychoanalysis Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference September  23-24, 2022 (in person) Keynote Address: Joan Copjec (Brown University)  Deadline for Paper Submissions: June 1, 2022 (300 words abstract) e-mail: The Psychoanalytic Reading Group at Cornell University invites participants for a conference on the question of the object in/of psychoanalysis. We welcome… Read More

DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2022 ANNUAL BOOK AWARDS OF THE AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN PUBLICATION PRIZE The John Hope Franklin Publication Prize is distributed yearly and honors the most outstanding book published in American studies for the year preceding the annual meeting. Recipients of the award receive $1,000. The prize winner will be announced at… Read More

Please see attached CFP for the Breakin’ BLACK Reachin’ Back virtual conference in partnership with the CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association from April 29th-30th, 2022. CFP Breakin’ Black Reachin’ Back 2022 Breakin’ Black Reachin’ Back intends to create space to elevate and uplift the ongoing and often overlooked connections between the block, the basement,… Read More

The Roof is on Fire November 3-6 – New Orleans, Louisiana It’s hot in here. The temperature is rising and the water is too, the sky is dense, and the ground is giving way. We in the Anthropocene are holding onto our seats and our loved ones, shoulders tight and backs sore from the messy… Read More

We are inviting contributions to our roundtable session Critical Theory Now: Repurposing Adorno’s Rich Annoyance, as part of the NeMLA 2022 conference, which is to be held in person in Baltimore, March 10-13, 2022. The call for papers can be found at the NeMLA repository: [] The abstracts should be around 300 words and are due by September… Read More

The 2021-2022 call for #USLDH GRANTS-IN-AID funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is now available. The deadline for applications is: January 29, 2021. See webpage for more details and FAQs:   The University of Houston US Latino Digital Humanities (USLDH) program is a digital scholarship/research undertaking to provide training and research on US… Read More

The eighteenth HCA Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion will be held from March 22-26, 2021. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects.   In order… Read More

Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative seeks poetry and short-form text, audio, video, visual art, and/or digital work to publish across our platforms. Our goal is to offer modest compensation to share your creative work with our wider community — without creating additional work for you. Just send us something already made or in… Read More