CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

Time Machines: The Past, the Future and How Stories Take Us There (27 May – 3 September)

Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there 27 May – 3 September 2017 Palace Green Library, Durham University How big is time? And what will the future be like? Time is something humans have always tried to measure, conceptualise and understand. Visitors to a new exhibition at Durham University’s…

Lecturer in American Literature (Fixed Term), University of Kent (25 June)

The School of English wishes to appoint a Lecturer in American Literature for one year and are seeking a colleague with experience in teaching at University level and someone who will contribute to the School’s undergraduate curriculum in American Literature by teaching seminar groups, offering lectures, and acting as a module convener for our Stage…

Registration open: BRANCH Conference 2017 (6-8 October)

Dear all, We are pleased to inform you that registration for BrANCH 2017 is now open. The conference will take place 6-8 October 2017, at the University of Warwick. For a full programme, and to register, click here. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Lydia Plath & Tim Lockley Conference Organisers, BrANCH…

CFP: BRANCA Symposium (15 May 2017)

BrANCA 3rd Biennial Symposium: The Not Yet of the Nineteenth-Century U.S. November 17-18, 2017 Streatham Campus, University of Exeter Plenary speakers: ·         Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet (Professor of American Literature, University of Lausanne, Switzerland). Author of The Poetics and Politics of the American Gothic: Gender and Slavery in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Ashgate 2010). ·         Lloyd Pratt (Drue Heinz Professor of American Literature, University…

CFP: Special Issue of Comparative American Studies: American Networks – Radicals Under the Radar (31 May)

Call for Papers for a special issue of Comparative American Studies: American Networks: Radicals Under the Radar (1868-1968) Networks are the life-blood of many collaborative artistic and political movements. The aim of this special issue is to explore the confluence of American art and radicalism transnationally in the hundred-year lead up to 1968, a high-point…

CFP: BRANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop (17 February 2017)

BRANCH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop UCL Institute of the Americas 30th March 2017 We are pleased to invite papers for the BrANCH postgraduate and early career workshop, to be held at University College London on 30th March 2017. The Workshop provides a forum for the constructive consideration and discussion of thesis chapters, potential journal…

CFP: Panel – Technes of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (12 January 2017)

Annual Conference of the French Association of American Studies (AFEA) University of Strasburg, France, 6-9 June 2017 Joint panel sponsored by A19 – L’Atelier xixe and BrANCA (British Association of Ninteenth-Century Americanists) Technès of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction Thomas Constantinesco and Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) The Declaration of Independence’s claim for the inalienable right of…

CFP: BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 (25 October)

BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 The British Association of American Studies (BrANCA) invites proposals for a special panel at the British Association for American Studies Conference, 6-8 April 2017 at Canterbury Christchurch University. Each year BrANCA hosts a special panel at BAAS showcasing progressive, interdisciplinary work on the United States in the long nineteenth…

JOB: Lecturer in American History, University of Hull (1 November)

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Hull seeks to appoint a Lecturer in American History who will contribute to the strong reputation for teaching and research in the American Studies programme at the University. The post commences January 2017. The appointment will complement our existing provision in American history, literature…