Fellowship: Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for a special year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Established as the Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship in 1998, the fellowship has been renamed in honor of John B. Hench, who retired…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in American History (18th and 19th Century), University of Sussex

The Department of History at the University of Sussex wishes to make a fixed-term appointment for three years in American History. We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in the history of the United States. Preference may be given to candidates with specialism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The successful candidate will…

CFP: 2ND BrANCA Symposium: Keywords – Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Keywords Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century University of Warwick, 6-7 November 2015 Keynote Speaker: Susan Gillman (University of California, Santa Cruz) The second biennial BrANCA symposium aims to be a ‘state-of-the-field’ event that brings together researchers, writers, teachers and students to discuss the most pressing topics and concepts currently animating nineteenth-century American literary and cultural studies.…

PhD Studentship – Scotland and Slavery: Evidence from the Glasgow Museums

The University of Glasgow’s School of Humanities, in partnership with Glasgow Museums (Glasgow Life), are pleased to announce a three-year PhD studentship under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme (CDP), to begin 1 October 2015. This project will explore how the little-known and little-studied history of Glasgow’s and Scotland’s connections with plantation…