Conferences / Talks

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2019

October

  •  October 10-11, 2019: International conference "at the University of Burgundy, France. Click here for more details.

    September

  •  September 26-28, 2019: International Conference "Shakespeare on Screen in the Digital Era: The Montpellier Congress" at the Université Paul-Valéry - Montpellier 3. Click here for more details.

    June

  •  June 11-13, 2019: Symposium "Borders in the Americas" in Grenoble, France.
  •  June 13-14, 2019: Conference "Speaking in Tongues: Celebrating Walt Whitman in Translation" at the Université Paris-Est Créteil, France. Click here for more details.

    February

  •  February 7-8, 2019: Conference "Counter-mapping in the Americas 16th-21st centuries" at the University of Limoges, France. Conference languages: French, English, and Spanish. Click here for more details.
  •  February 8, 2019: Conference "(Re-)Mobilizing voters: electoral strategies and practices in the English-speaking world, 1867-2017" at the Université Grenoble Alpes, France. Click here for more details.

    January

  •  January 18-19, 2019: International Conference of the SEAA 17-18 "Crime and Criminals in the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American World" in Paris. Click here for more details.

    2018

    December

  •  December 14-16, 2018: Biennial meeting of the European Early American Studies Association "The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850" in London. Click here for more details.

    November

  •  November 6-8, 2018: International conference "Abortion in the British Isles, France and North America since 1800" at the Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  November 14-16, 2018: Conference "Crossing, highlighting. Transfering intersectionality : exploring the evolution of a militant concept" at the Paris Diderot University. Click here for more details.
  •  November 15-16, 2018: Workshop "Stripped, Exposed and Pleasured: Brazen Bodies in Contemporary Culture" at the Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté. Working languages : English and French. Click here for more details.
  •  November 15-16, 2018: Conference "Transnationalism and Imperialism: New Perspectives on the Western" at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, site Saint Charles. Working language : English. Click here for more details.
  •  November 21-22, 2018: International conference "From Tokens of Love to Archived Relics: Private Life and Material Culture in Indian Ocean Societies" at the University of Reunion Island, France. Click here for more details.
  •  November 22, 2018: Symposium "The Revolution: 1968 & the Politics of the Arts in the United States" at the Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, France. Click here for more details.
  •  November 29-30, 2018: Conference "Religious Encounters: between Coexistence and Cohabitation" at the Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, France. Working languages : English, Spanish, and French. Click here for more details.

    October

  •  October 4, 2018: One-day workshop "Pluralizing perspectives? Truth and Reconciliation in societies emerging from conflict and/or violence" at the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 4-6, 2018: International conference "Taking place" at the Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 4-6, 2018: Workshop "Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies" at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. Click here for more details.
  •  October 5, 2018: International workshop "Oceania and the Pacific Rim: borders and transnationalism in the Oceania-North America and Oceania-Asia regions" at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 5-6, 2018: Conference "Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world" at the University of Strasbourg, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 11-13, 2018: Conference "Frederick Douglass across and against Times, Places, and Disciplines" in Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 12, 2018: Symposium "Tourism, cinema and TV series" at the Université de Lille 3, UFR LEA. Click here for more details.
  •  October 27-28, 2018: Symposium "Vladimir Nabokov and Translation" at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. Click here for more details.

    September

  •  September 27-28, 2018: International conference "Family Portraits: Representing the Contemporary North-American Family" at the Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne (CELEC). Click here for more details.
  •  September 28-29, 2018: International conference "Writing her/self in Text and Image in Anglophone Women’s Life Writing" at the Paris Nanterre University. Click here for more details.

    July

  •  July 2-4, 2018: 3rd international conference on Science and Literature at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 (UPMC). Registration is open until May 30, 2018. Registration fees: 100 euros (for students and early career scholars: 50 euros). Click here for more details.

    June

  •  June 4, 2018: Comic and graphic novel workshop CORPUS / CLIMAS (Université de Picardie Jules Verne / Université Bordeaux Montaigne) "The edifice is in the panel – monumental architecture in comics" in Amiens, Logis du Roi. Click here for more details.
  •  June 7-9, 2018: 58th Congress of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES), "Revolution(s)", at the Paris Nanterre University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 8, 2018: Annual graduate student symposium "Ethics and social engagement of researchers: questioning research practices in the social sciences and humanities" at the MSHS Sud Est in Nice, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 12-14, 2018: International symposium "War Memories: Celebrations, Reconstructions, Representations, War narratives in the English-speaking world (18th to the 21st century)" at the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario. Click here for more details.
  •  June 13-16, 2018: Third International Conference of the French Society for Modernist Studies (SEM) "Modern Objects" at the Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 14-15, 2018: Conference "Ecotones 3. Indian Ocean: Ecotones, Contact Zones, and Third Spaces" at the University of Reunion Island, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 14-15, 2018: International conference "The populist contagion in Europe and the United States" at the University of Toulon, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 15, 2018: One-day workshop "Brand placement in film and TV series" at the Université Paris 8. Click here for more details.
  •  June 21-22, 2018: International conference "Giving voice to the voiceless?Actors, strategies and discourse" in Paris-Est Créteil, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 21-22, 2018: Panel " ’Where’s Nora?’ Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England literature" during the Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic Conference at the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland. Click here for more details.
  •  June 21-22, 2018: The 2nd annual conference of the European Initiative on Security Studies (EISS) at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 22-23, 2018: Conference "A Holiday from War? ’Resting’ behind the lines during the First World War" at the Maison de la Recherche of the Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris 3, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 22-23, 2018: International conference "Translating and adapting canonical works in contemporary Anglophone theatre" at the Paris 8 Vincennes - Saint-Denis University and the Paris 3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 22-24, 2018: Conference "Law and Humanities: Representing Crime" at the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France. Click here for more details.
  •  June 25-28, 2018: Summer Institute "Psychoanalysis and the Media" at the Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 University, France.

    May

  •  May 3, 2018: Conference of Professeur Betsy Erkkilä (Northwestern University), "The Whitman Revolution: Why Poetry Matters", 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., at the ENS of Lyon, France, room D2-002.
  •  May 4, 2018: Workshop "Citizenship and Liberty in the Anglophone World in the 17th-early 19th century" at the Clermont Auvergne University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  May 7, 2018: One-day conference "Network TV Series in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s" at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France. Click here for more details.
  •  May 15, 2018: Conference of Professeur Betsy Erkkilä (Northwestern University), "Insurrection, the Paris Commune, and Leaves of Grass", 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., at the ENS of Lyon, France, room D2-018.
  •  May 18-19, 2018: International conference "The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980" at the Reid Hall, Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  May 24-27, 2018: American Literature Association 29th Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA, États-Unis. Click here for more details.
  •  May 28 - June 3, 2018: The Eleventh Annual International Whitman Week Seminar and Symposium at the TU Dortmund University, Germany. Applications for the seminar to send to Walter Grünzweig and Laura Kost. Click here for more details.

    April

  •  April 4-7, 2018: The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference on environment, place and protest in London. The final deadline for registration is March 5, 2018. Click here for more details.
  •  April 5, 2018: Terra Foundation Research Workshop "Framing Environmental Dimensions in American Art" at the Terra Foundation for American Art Paris Center , France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 6, 2018: Conference "Frantz Fanon’s Legacy in the Literature and the Arts of the Americas" in Dijon, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 6, 2018: CinEcoSA Conference "Mapping out the Audiovisual Translation Industry" at the University of Nantes, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 6, 2018: Conference of Daniel Geary, "The Crisis of American Liberalism", at the EHESS, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 9, 2018: Conference of Daniel Geary, "Left-Liberals and Neoconservatives: The New York Review of Books and Commentary", at the EHESS, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 12, 2018: Conference of Daniel Geary, "The Sociology and Politics of Student Radicalism: Liberals and the New Left", at the EHESS, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 13, 2018: One-day symposium "Dissonance, eclecticism and the blurring of genres in the modern and contemporary culture of the English-speaking world" at the University of Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 13, 2018: Conference of Daniel Geary, "The Sociology and Politics of Policing Black Communities : The Kerner Report", at the EHESS, France. Click here for more details.
  •  April 16, 2018: Conference of Claudia Garcia-Rojas (Northwestern University), "The FBI, National Security, and the Continued Policing and Repression of Black Freedom", at 6 p.m. in Amiens, France.
  •  April 18-20, 2018: International Interdisciplinary Conference "The Fleeting Nature of Short Forms" at the Maison de la Recherche Germaine Tillion, University of Angers, and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Angers, France. Languages : English, French. Click here for more details.
  •  April 26, 2018: Conference of Professeur Betsy Erkkilä (Northwestern University), "The Abigail Adams Affairs", 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at the ENS of Lyon, France, room D2-110.
  •  April 28-29, 2018: American Studies Leipzig Grad Conference "American Cultures of Dissent" in Leipzig, Germany. Click here for more details.

    March

  •  March 9-10, 2018: Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Click here for more details.
  •  March 9-11, 2018: Interdisciplinary conference "War and Trauma in Past and Present" at the University of Bamberg, Germany. Click here for more details.
  •  March 12-14, 2018: Conference "Apocalyptic Forms of Power, Apocalyptic Programs" at the University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 14-16, 2018: Conference "American Dramaturgies for the Twenty-First Century" at the Fondation des États-Unis et à Sorbonne Université, Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 14-17, 2018: 10th Festival of Geopolitics "How great is America?" at the Grenoble Ecole de Management, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 15, 2018: Conference "Diachronic dimensions in specialised varieties of English: implications in communications, didactics and translation studies" at the University of Mons, Belgium. Click here for more details.
  •  Le 15 mars 2018 : Conférence "Why History Matters in Trump’s America", at 5 p.m., at the Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université Sorbonne - Nouvelle, Paris, France.Click here for more details.
  •  March 15-17, 2018: 39th International GERAS Conference "Diachronic dimensions in specialised varieties of English: implications in communications, didactics and translation studies" at the University of Mons, Belgium. Click here for more details.
  •  March 16, 2018: Conference of Michelle Nickerson (Loyola University in Chicago), "Aggiornamento from Left to Right : Catholic Women in American Politics (1965-75)", at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 22-23, 2018: International conference "Representing nature in the Age of Anthropocene" in Lyon, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 22-23, 2018: International conference "The Hidden Faces of the Americas" at the Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France. Click here for more details.
  •  March 23, 2018: Conference of Julie Svalastog (Université de Leyde), "Fighting over the Atlantic trade : England’s merchant adventurers and the first British African Companies, 1618-1657", from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m., at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, room 16, Institut du Monde Anglophone, 5 rue de l’École de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.

    February

  •  February 2, 2018: One-day symposium "Short Circuit: Brevity and the short form in serial television" at the University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France. Click here for more details.
  •  February-April, 2018: IFUSS Symposium "THE ’OTHER’ BORDER: Canada and the United States" at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. Click here for more details.
  •  February 15-16, 2018 : Poets & Critics Symposium : Carla Harryman at the Université Paris 7. Click here for more details.
  •  February 16, 2018: Workshop "Representations of Sub-Saharan Africa" at the Université Paris 8. Click here for more details.

    January

  •  January 26, 2018: International workshop "North America and Oceania: borders and transnationalism in the English-speaking world" at the University of Strasbourg, France. Click here for more details.

    2017

    December

  •  December 1, 2017: Conference "Passer pour un blanc au cinéma et dans la littérature/ Racial Passing in Cinema and Literature" at the Toulouse Jean Jaurès University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 11, 2017: Conference of Justin Gest "The New Minority: White Working Class People and the Populist Revolt in America and Europe" at the Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 11-13, 2017: International symposium "On the Inhabitability of Cartographic Worlds" at the University of Paris 8, Saint-Denis, France, and in Archives nationales, Pierrefitte, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 12, 2017: Conference "The Construction of the Western United States in Hollywood Films. Focus on the 19th Century" at the Paris-Sorbonne University, France. Registration is obligatory.
  •  December 15, 2017: Conference "Frantz Fanon’s Legacy in the Literature and the Arts of the Americas" in Tours, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 15, 2017: Conference "Political Culture and Political Movements in the Neoliberal City" at the Paris Nanterre University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 16, 2017: Conference "The Western Legacy: Hollywood Westerns and Willa Cather’s My Ántonia" at the University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 18-19, 2017: Poets and Critics Symposium 2017.3 : Kevin Killian at the Paris Diderot University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  December 21, 2017: Conference of Dr. Zalman Rothschild "Who Owns Children? The Right to Parental Control Under American Constitutional Law" at the Panthéon-Assas University, Paris, France. Click here for more details.

    November

  •  November 14, 2017: Conference "Environmental Histories of Capitalism: Land, Race, and Profit" at the Paris Nanterre University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  November 15-18, 2017: Conference "The Black Metropolis, Between Past and Future: Race, Urban Planning and African- American Culture in Chicago" in Paris, France. Contact Arnaud Coulombel for registration. Click here for more details.
  •  November 16, 2017: Conference of Carol Moseley Braun "Liberating the Spirit of Women as an American Value" at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  November 16-17, 2017: Conference "Black Studies in Europe: A Transnational Dialogue" in Brussels, Belgium. Click here for more details.
  •  November 16-17, 2017: International conference "Suburbia – an Archaeology of the Moment. Suburbs in the arts and literature of the English-speaking world" at the University Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, France. Click here for more details.

    October

  •  October 12, 2017: Conference "We Are Trauma’s Children: Ritual, Narrative, and the Creation of Collective Identity" at 4.30-6.30 pm in room 33 at the Institut du Monde Anglophone of the Sorbonne Nouvelle University, 5 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.
  •  October 12-13, 2017: International conference "Rethinking Laughter in Contemporary Anglophone Theatre" in Toulouse, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 16-18, 2017: 5th International Transfopress Encounter "Language Matters. Printing News in English Abroad / Foreign-Language Publishing in the English-Speaking World" at the Paris Diderot University, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, and the University of Chicago Center in Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  October 27-28, 2017: Consortium Conference 2017 "Globalizing U.S. Studies" at the Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea. Click here for more details.

    September

  •  September 18, 2017: Conference "A Tale of Two Constitutions" at the Palace of Versailles, France. Click here for more details.
  •  September 20-22, 2017: 6th Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network "Paris Interzone: the Transcultural Beat Generation" at the University of Chicago Center, Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  September 21, 2017: Conference & Reading: "Fire!!" at the Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris, France. Click here for more details.
  •  September 21-23, 2017: Southern Studies Forum Conference: "Facets of the South" at the Lille Catholic University , France. Click here for more details.
  •  September 25, 2017: Bilingual reading of Ron Rash at the Petit Théâtre de la Maison de la Culture, Amiens, France. Click here for more details.
  •  September 29, 2017: Conference "Poetry Books in Multiple Versions: Editorial, Critical, and Pedagogical Issues" at the Maison de la Recherche de l’universté Paris-Sorbonne, France. Click here for more details.

    August

  •  August 23-25, 2017: Conference and PhD seminar "Paul Auster and Literature in the Twenty-First Century" at the University of Copenhagen, Danemark. Click here for more details.