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EJAS Special Issue CFP – “Beat Times: Queer Temporalities in Beat Writing”

Call for Papers: European Journal of American Studies (EJAS), Special Issue “Beat Times: Queer Temporalities in Beat Writing” (Edited by Estíbaliz Encarnación-Pinedo and Juan Antonio Suárez) Issue description: Spatial discourses have dominated much of the scholarly debate around the artistic … Continue reading

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Nov 21 – Global Blake: In Conversation with Franca Bellarsi

Online event staged by The Global Blake Network – EBSN member and Blake/Beat expert Franca Bellarsi will discuss the emerging sphere of ecocriticism and the Beats, via the work of Allen Ginsberg and William Blake. See here:

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CUT-UPS@2023 Call For Papers

The CFP for CUT-UPS@2023 is now live. This conference replaces the 2020 conference that was cancelled due to COVID. It’s great that we can now look forward to holding this event! As a “Special Conference”, it has a particular focus, rather … Continue reading

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The Beat Studies Association 2022 Conference: The Jack Kerouac Centenary

Our friends over at the BSA have just announced this great event for later this year: The Cultural Arts Committee at Harper College Presents: The Beat Studies Association 2022 Conference: The Jack Kerouac Centenary November 3-4, 2022  Harper College1200 West Algonquin … Continue reading

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Interview with Thomas Antonic on his book “Amongst Nazis: William S. Burroughs in Vienna 1936-37”

New scholarship! – Excellent new interview with Thomas Antonic on his book Amongst Nazis by David Holzer, up on the site now.

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American Joyride: 100 Lines for the Kerouac Centenary

Follow this link HERE for an amazing video homage to Jack Kerouac by Tom Knoff and Kurt Hemmer, marking the centenary of Kerouac’s birth in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 12, 1922.

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Data Rescue Effort – Ukraine

We have been asked to share the following message – apologies for the short notice, though you can also check the link to find out more about this effort.————————- Anna E. Kijas and Francesca Giannetti (Digital Humanities Interest Group, Music … Continue reading

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EBSN 2022 Murcia, Spain

Proposal deadline now extended to 15 March!Send us your proposal and come see us in Spain!CFP and more info here:

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Updates from Paul E. Nelson

Poet Paul E. Nelson is restarting his online poetry workshops in January, for more information see: The Saturday morning (PST) version would be an acceptable slot for those in Europe. Some testimonials here: Paul would also like EBSN folks to know … Continue reading

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ruth weiss Edited Book Out Now!

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