CFP: The Matter of Murder

With an entrenched mythology related to peacefulness and cooperation, a popular global reputation for model livability (alongside being boring), and historical crime rates amongst the lowest in the world, Canada cannot be said to seethe with a sense of murderousness. Its genres of storytelling, however, conjure an alternate […]

CAUT’s “Fair Employment Week”

“Contract academic staff are under attack,” reads the opening banner to the Canadian Association of University Teachers’ (CAUT) website posting for Fair Employment Week, October 21-25.  ACCUTE agrees.  We are working now on statistics, but some recent postings have indicated that about one-half of the teaching undergraduate students […]

CFP: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

2014 John Douglas Taylor Conference: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies May 30 – June 1, 2014, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Call for Papers (Deadline: November 15, 2013)             Cultural Studies has become a prominent concern in recent scholarship from and about Africa. Those theorizing the field of […]

CFP: American Circuits, American Secrets

Call For Papers American Circuits, American Secrets September 18-21, 2014 /The Banff Centre – Banff, Alberta in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Meeting ofThe Canadian Association for American Studies According to a top-secret 2009 National Security Agency report leaked by now infamous former NSA and CIA employee Edward […]