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HCA Spring Academy 2019 : Heidelberg Center for American Studies 16th Annual Spring Academy Conference

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Link: https://www.hca.uni-heidelberg.de/spring/index.html
 
When Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 22, 2019
Where Universität Heidelberg
Submission Deadline Nov 15, 2018
Categories    american studies   graduate conference   international conference   interdisciplinary
 

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

The sixteenth HCA Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion will be held from March 18-22, 2019. 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.

The HCA Spring Academy will also offer participants the chance to work closely with experts in their respective fields of study. For this purpose, workshops held by visiting scholars will take place during this week.

We encourage applications that range broadly across the arts, humanities, and social sciences and pursue an interdisciplinary approach. Papers can be presented on any subject relating to the study of the United States of America. Possible topics include American identity, issues of ethnicity, gender, transatlantic relations, U.S. domestic and foreign policy, economics, as well as various aspects of American history, literature, religion, geography, law, musicology, and culture.

Participants are requested to prepare a 20-minute presentation of their research project, which will be followed by a 40-minute discussion. Proposals should include a preliminary title and run to no more than 300 words. These will be arranged into ten panel groups.

In addition to cross-disciplinary and international discussions during the panel sessions, the Spring Academy aims at creating a pleasant collegial atmosphere for further scholarly exchange and contact.

Accommodation will be provided by the Heidelberg Center for American Studies.

Thanks to a small travel fund, the Spring Academy is able to subsidize travel expenses for participants registered and residing in developing and soft-currency countries. Scholarship applicants will need to document the necessity for financial aid and explain how they plan to cover any potentially remaining expenses. In addition, a letter of recommendation from their doctoral advisor is required.


START OF APPLICATION PROCESS: August 15, 2018

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: November 15, 2018

SELECTIONS WILL BE MADE BY: January 2019

PLEASE USE OUR ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM: www.hca-springacademy.deU

MORE INFORMATION: www.hca.uni-heidelberg.deU

FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS: fpentz@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

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