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 in English to 1900, University College London (30 June)

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a full-time, open-ended Lectureship in American Literature in English to 1900. The successful candidate will have a proven record of high-quality research and publication in some field of pre-twentieth-century American literature in English.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the Department’s second…

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: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (June 27)

Registration still open until June 27! The American New Wave: A Retrospective Bangor University 4-6 July 2017 Sponsored by the British Association for American Studies and US Embassy Keynote speakers Professor Robert Kolker (University of Maryland) Professor I.Q. Hunter (De Montfort University) Professor Linda Ruth Williams (University of Southampton) Peter Krämer (University of East Anglia)…

CFP: Cold War Counterculture: 1968 and Further (15 May)

Cold War Counterculture: 1968, and Further The Sixties saw a florescence of countercultural dissentient operations, happenings, activist movements, thought experiments and challenges to status quo in mind and body. What is often neglected is how energized the protest movements were not only by resistance to specific conflicts like the Vietnam War, but by active dismantling of Cold War ideology.…

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: Remembering Annie Hall (31 March)

Remembering Annie Hall: A One Day Conference University of Sheffield 31st May 2017   Confirmed plenary speaker: Professor Annette Kuhn (Queen Mary, University of London)   CALL FOR PAPERS Since its release on 27th April 1977, Annie Hall has established itself as a key film for Woody Allen’s career and the history of romantic comedy more generally. At…

CFP: International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century (7 April)

International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century www.ihdtc.wordpress.com On 19th May 2017 Liverpool John Moores University will host the second annual International History and Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century conference. After the success of last year’s conference, we are looking to continue again with the wide-range of themes relevant to international history and diplomacy in…

CFP and Call for Art: “The Summer of Love”: A One Day Counter-cultural Event (1 March)

Registration is now open for  “The Summer of Love”: A One-Day Countercultural Event in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer of 1967 Queen’s University Belfast, 28 July 2017 The Summer of Love was not simply an American phenomenon but an occurrence with international and intercultural influence and significant social and political effects, transforming…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (4 February 2017)

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University) Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three…