Conferences / Talks

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2019

November

  •  November 7-9, 2019: International Conference Towards Extinction, To Ward Off -Extinction at the University of Lille, France. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  November 21-23, 2019: International transdisciplinary symposium The Desert and the USA at the Université Bretagne Sud (Lorient). Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  November 22, 2019: Symposium Old and new formats of historical fiction: archeology of a popular culture at the Paris Diderot University, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     

    October

  •  October 9-11, 2019: Workshop during the Institut des Amériques Congress, Uses of the Judiciary in the Americas, in Paris. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 10-11, 2019: International conference Illustration and adaptation at the University of Burgundy, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 17-19, 2019: International Conference Melville’s Measures at the University of Lille and Paris Diderot University. Working languages: English and French. 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. Seminars during the Congress: Screen Shakespeare, French Theory and Critical Reception, Royal Bodies in Shakespearean Adaptations on Screen, Gender-Switching and Queer Opportunities in Web-Native Shakespeare, “Who the Bard? Me the Bard!” (Upstart Crow, ep. 4, BBC Two, 2016): Shakespeare as Character on Screen in the Digital Era, Whose Screen is it Anyway? Shakespeare in digital Interactive media, Shakespeare on Screen: “Romeo and Juliet”, Shakespeare on Screen in Francophonia. Click here for more details.
     
  •  September 26-27, 2019: International conference Women, Migration, and Aging in the Americas, 19th – 21st Centuries. A multidisciplinary and comparative analysis of dependence or autonomy through old age at the University of Cergy-Pontoise, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  September 27-29, 2019: Conference Literary Tourgée at the Chautauqua Institution, New York. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  September 29, 2018: One-day conference Publishing Contemporary Innovative/Experimental American Literature in the USA and in France Today at the Paris Diderot University. Click here for more details.
     

    June

  •  June 1st, 2019: Symposium Walt Whitman and New York at the Grolier Club, New York. Working language : English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 3-5, 2019: International conference Stonewall at 50 and Beyond: Interrogating the Legacy and Memory of the 1969 Riots at the Université Paris-Est Créteil and the Université Paris-Dauphine, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 6-8, 2019: SAES Congress 2019, Exception(s), at the Aix-Marseille University, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 6-8, 2019: International Symposium Vladimir Nabokov : History and geography, at Sorbonne University and the University of Cergy-Pontoise. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 10-13, 2019: Stream on Animation Film
    as part of the 10th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, in Athens, Greece. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 11-13, 2019: Symposium Borders in the Americas in Grenoble, France.
     

    June 11-14, 2019: International Conference 2019, Reenchanting Urban Wildness: To Perceive, Think and Live With Nature in Cities, in Perpignan, France. Click here for more details.
     

  •  June 12-14, 2019: “Passages”: The Robert Duncan Centennial Conference in Paris at the Sorbonne Université, Paris. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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.
     
  •  June 14, 2019: One-day workshop Beyond the “White Man’s Burden”? Representations of the “Far East” in the English-Speaking World since World War II at the Université Paris 8, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 19-21, 2019: Three-day conference Short Forms and Adolescence at the University of Angers, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 19-21, 2019: International Conference The Legacies of Ursula K. Le Guin: Science, Fiction and Ethics for the Anthropocene at the École polytechnique and Sorbonne Nouvelle University. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 20-21, 2019: Two-day conference A "re-run" through Gil Scott-Heron’s work at the Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University, France. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 20-21, 2019: Conference The return of the Rust Belt and the populist moment at the Université de Paris-Est Créteil, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 21, 2019: One-day workshop The Powers and Postures of Posters at the Université Paris 8, France. Working languages: English and French.
     
  •  June 21-22, 2019: Conference Ecotones #5 – The Caribbean: Vulnerability and Resilience at the Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, USA. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     

    June 25-29, 2019: The 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference, Place and Placelessness, at the University Toulouse – Jean Jaurès, France. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     

  •  June 27-29, 2019: Third congress of the tosc@ tosc@paris.2019 in Paris. Working languages: English, French, Italian and German. Click here for more details.
     
  •  June 28-29, 2019: Interdisciplinary international conference Daphne du Maurier: A Critical Reassessment at the University of Le Mans, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     

    May

  •  May 2-3, 2019: Conference Conference Percival Everett: theory, philosophy and fiction at the University of Rouen Normandie, France. Working language: English.
     
  •  May 10, 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.
     
  •  May 21-24, 2019: 2019 AFEA Conference Disciplines/Indisciplines at the University of Nantes, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  May 22, 2019: Conference American Islands: Outposts of Security, Prosperity, and Culture, at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, Middelburg, the Netherlands. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  May 27 - June 1, 2019: 12th Transatlantic Walt Whitman Seminar at the New York University. Working language : English. Click here for more details.
     

    April

  •  April 9-11, 2019: 14th SAAS Conference The Image and the Word: Interactions between American Literature, Media, Visual Arts and Film at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Click here for more details.
     
  •  April 11, 2019: One-day conference Voix singulières / Singular voices at the Bordeaux Montaigne University, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  April 11-12, 2019: International conference 300 Years of Robinsonades at the Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3, France. Working languages: French and English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  April 11-13, 2019: International conference Persisting Souls in Literature, Art, History, Politics and Philosophy in the English-Speaking World at the Catholic University of Paris. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  April 25-27, 2019: Interdisciplinary Conference Race, Gender and Technology in Science-Fiction at the Maison Française d’Oxford, UK. Click here for more details.
     

    March

  •  March 14-15, 2019: International conference Thinking freely in religion in English-speaking countries in Paris. Working languages: French and English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 14-15, 2019: Two-day symposium American Literature in France 1917-1967: the Role of Cultural Intermediaries and Mediators at the Rennes 2 University. Working languages: French and English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 14-16, 2019: Maison Française d’Oxford 2019 Photobook Conference, The British, American and French Photobook: Commitment, Memory, Materiality and the Art Market (1900-2019) at the Maison Française d’Oxford, UK. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 21-23, 2019: 50th Annual Congress of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Collecting Studies for the Twenty-First Century: Circulation and Disruption in Denvers, Colorado, USA. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 21-23, 2019: GERAS 40th International Conference, Ethics and specialised domains: the place, functions and forms of ethical considerations in specialised varieties of English, at the université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 28-29, 2019: International Symposium Staging American Night(s): representation(s) of intimacy at the University of Burgundy, France. Working languages: French, English and Spanish. Click here for more details.
     
  •  March 29, 2019: One-day conference TV Series: So British or So American?, at the University of Rouen Normandy. Working languages: French and English. Click here for more details.
     

    February

  •  February 1, 2019: Symposium Adaptation and the Protean Poetics of Margaret Atwood at the Center for Canadian Studies, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, Dijon, France. Working languages: French and English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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 22, 2019: One-day conference US network TV series of the 1980s at the at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France. Click here for more details.
     

    January

  •  January 10-12, 2019: The 2019 French Shakespeare Society conference, Shakespeare and the animal world, at the Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe in Paris. Working languages : English, French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  January 17-19, 2019: International conference Influence, disinformation, and power in Europe and the Americas at the université de Caen Normandie, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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.
     
  •  January 25, 2019: One-day Conference Parenthood on American Television at the Université Le Havre Normandie, France. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  January 30 - February 2, 2019: 13th Biennial Conference “With Harp and Sword”: Navigating and Resisting The Second Nadir in Orlando, Florida, USA. Click here for more details.
     

    2018

    December

  •  December 5, 2018: Conference “Hollywood’s Histories of the American West: Conflict and Conquest” 1850-1890, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Amphitheatre Cauchy, 17, rue de la Sorbonne, 75005 Paris. Working language: English. Please confirm your attendance before November 26 to PARSVP@state.gov.
     
  •  December 7, 2018: Conference Rethinking the History of the Rust Belt since 1945 at Sorbonne University, France. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  December 11-13, 2018: Three-day Conference Imagining Machines as Mediators for Fiction at the Paris 8 University. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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.
     
  •  December 20, 2018: One-day seminar An Age of Anger: Politics and Aesthetics at the Maison de la Recherche of Sorbonne University, France. Click here for more details.
     

    November

  •  November 2-3, 2018: Interdisciplinary symposium Serial Tourists: Loisirs, tourismes, touristes at the Lille University, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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 8-10, 2018: Symposium Representing the World : From the Age of Enlightenment to Marshall Hodgson : A Tribute to Robert Mankin (1952-2017) in Paris. Please register by November 5 at colloque.mankin.2018@gmail.com. Click here for more details.
     
  •  November 9, 2018: Conference Slavery, Anti-slavery, and Abolitionism in the Transatlantic World at 8:45 a.m. at the Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, Maison de la Recherche, room D29.
     
  •  November 13, 2018: Conference of Adam Barkman (Redeemer University),The Children’s Diet Is Healthier than Their Parents’: The Inklings, Superhero Cinema and the Spiritual Health of America from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Paris Nanterre University, building Ida Maier (V), room VR13. Click here for more details.
     
  •  November 13, 2018: One-day conference L’Amérique de Trump à la veille des élections de mi-mandat // Trump’s America on the Eve of the Midterm Elections at the Lille University, UFR LEA, Amphitheatre 4. 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, 2018: Conference The Entangled Histories of France and the United States in the Nineteenth Century. The Example of the American Civil War at the Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 University, France. 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 22, 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.
     
  •  November 23, 2018: International Symposium Modernism and Obscenity at the University of Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, France. Main speakers : Rachel Potter (University of East Anglia) and Hélène Aji (Paris Nanterre University). 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 1, 2018: Conference of Mark Morrisson (Penn State), American Periodical Studies, Big Magazines and Literary Experimentation, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paris Nanterre University, Max Weber building, seminar room 2.
     
  •  October 3-6, 2018: 7th Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network, Beats and Politics - Past and Present, in Vienna. Working language: English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  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 4-5, 2018: Two-day international symposium Mediating American Modernist Literature: The Case of/ for Big Magazines, 1880-1960, at the Aix-Marseille University, 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. Working languages : English and French. 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 10-12, 2018: International conference Terres Lointaines: companies, commerce and colonies (17th-18th centuries) at the Université de Poitiers, 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 11-12, 2018: International Graduate Students Workshop at the University of Delaware and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, USA. Working language: English. 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 12, 2018: One-day conference Images et usages de la wilderness au Canada et aux Etats-Unis at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3. Working languages : French and English. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 15-17, 2018: International colloquium 1968 in the Americas at the Poitiers University, France. Working languages : English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 18, 2018: Plenary Conference of Abigail Saguy, Which relationships to gender does gender neutrality reveal?, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rennes 2 University, Amphi PNRV. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 18-19, 2018: Symposium Rapports ordinaires au genre in Rennes, France. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 18-19, 2018: International symposium Memories of the Civil Rights Movement at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 26, 2018: One-day conference La poésie en langue(s) des signes : Création, traduction, performance at the CNRS, 59 rue Pouchet, 75017 Paris. Click here for more details.
     
  •  October 26-27, 2018: International conference Let the Sun Shine In: American Theatre, Protest and Censorship at the British Library, London, UK. 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 1-2, 2018: International symposium "Altered States" on June 1 at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris; workshop (by registration only) on June 2 at the Sorbonne Université, Paris. Working language : French. To register for the workshop, please an email to [nicholas.manning@sorbonne-universite.fr>nicholas.manning@sorbonne-universite.fr]. Click here for more details.
  •  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 4-5, 2018: Two-day international conference "Art, Life & Politics: American Printmaking from the 1960s to Today", organized in conjunction with the exhibition "The American Dream: Pop to the Present. Prints from the British Museum", at the Terra Foundation for American Art, Paris. Click here for more details. To register, please send an e-mail to information@terraamericanart.eu by June 1, 2018.
  •  June 6, 2018: Conference "Géopolitique des Etats-Unis" at the IRIS, France. Working language : French. Please register at this link. Click here for more details.
  •  June 6-8, 2018: Symposium "Elizabeth Bishop in Paris: Spaces of Translation & Translations of Space", at the Sorbonne University, France. 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 Sorbonne University, Paris. Working language: English. 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 14-16, 2018: International Conference "Ecotones 3", "Indian ocean : ecotones, contact zones, and third spaces", at the University of La Réunion. Working languages: English and French. 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 15, 2018: One-day workshop "La carte et le territoire : la construction des espaces dans les séries" at the Paris Nanterre University. Working language: French. Click here for more details.
  •  June 15, 2018: One-day international workshop "Modernity in crisis: representing the city in 19th century to 21st century literature" at the Institut du monde anglophone, 5 rue de l’école de médecine, 75006 Paris. Working languages: English and French. Click here for more details.
  •  June 16, 2018: Symposium "Line Breaks in American Poetry", from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, room Claude Simon. If you wish to attend, please send an email to cimthomas@gmail.com.
  •  June 20-22, 2018: Symposium "Gayatri Spivak dans le siècle. Politiques de lecture et écriture pour refonder l’imagination critique. Autour des travaux de Gayatri Spivak" at the Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 University, France. Working language - French. 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 21-23, 2018: Symposium "A Holiday from War? Resting behind the lines during the First World War" at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 and the Institut de Recherche Stratégique de L’Ecole Militaire (IRSEM), France. Please register at this link. 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 22-23, 2018: Conference "Immersive territories" at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris. Please register before June 21 by sending your name to : pierre-louis.patoine@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr. 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. Click here for more details..
  •  June 27-29, 2018: 7th international ESPRit (European Society for Periodical Research) conference "Periodicals In-Between" in Paris, France. Registration will be effective until June 18. Click here for more details..

    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 10, 2018: One-day conference "Mobilizing Voters in the English-Speaking World : the role of grassroots organizations and civil rights organizations (1867 – 2017)" at the Université Grenoble Alpes, 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 17-18, 2018: International conference "Transfigured Voices: Vocal disorders, disruptions and impersonations" at the University of Caen Normandie, France. Click here for more details.
  •  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 22, 2018: Lecture by James C. Scott (Yale University), "The resistance which doesn’t dare declare itself", from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Paris-Est Créteil University, France. Click here for more details.
  •  May 22, 2018: Lecture by William Max Nelson (University of Toronto), "The Circulation of Ideas of Race in the Atlantic World", from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the EHESS, Paris. 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 25, 2018: Lecture by William Max Nelson (University of Toronto), "Enlightenment Biopolitics", from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the EHESS, Paris. 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.
  •  May 28, 2018: Lecture by William Max Nelson (University of Toronto), "The Atlantic Origins of Racial Segregation", from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the EHESS, Paris. Click here for more details.
  •  May 29, 2018: Lecture by William Max Nelson (University of Toronto), "The Enlightenment Origins of Organicism", from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the EHESS, Paris. Click here for more details.
  •  May 29, 2018: Book launch event "Democracy and the Welfare State:
    A Conversation", from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m., at the Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Reid Hall. Click here for more details.
  •  May 30, 2018: Conference of Melynda Price (University of Kentucky), "When Black Mothers Weep: Race, Motherhood and Anti-violence Activism in Detroit", from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m., at the Institut du Monde Anglophone, 5 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, room 16.

    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 25-27, 2019: The Twenty-Sixth Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, Monuments, in Bergen, Norway. 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.