Practicing Trust and Authority

Heidelberg Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany)

Trust and authority
Studies show that American institutions and elites are experiencing a dramatic loss of authority and trust. Economic inequality, social and spatial segregation and a decaying infrastructure have undermined trust in the fairness and efficiency of...

Call for Papers: Moonscape of the Mind

Washington University in St. Louis

In May 1942, Isamu Noguchi voluntarily entered the Poston Internment Center, one of ten euphemistically-named ‘Relocation Centers’ established by Executive Order 9066. In response to his incarceration experiences in the Arizona desert, the sculptor made “My Arizona,” one of a series of abstract...

CFP: Beyond the Mall: Retail Landscapes of the Late Twentieth Century (Society of Architectural Historians 2023 Conference, April 12-16, Montréal, Quebec)

Society of Architectural Historians (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Over the past fifty years, the landscape of retail spaces has changed dramatically, raising new questions about the relationships between space, consumer capitalism, and consumer culture. The storied figures of the mall, the festival marketplace, and the lifestyle center have been challenged,...

American Studies

Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi Georgia )

Tenth Biennial International Conference on American Studies
Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi, Georgia)

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