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…

REGISTRATION: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (Postgraduate Bursaries deadline 17 April)

The American New Wave: A Retrospective This conference will consider The American New Wave’s cultural, political and aesthetic legacies fifty years since its birth. It will seek to look afresh at the films produced during its short lifespan and assess their continued significance. It will explore the films these directors produced in the years after…

Visiting Researcher Stipends, The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter (10 February)

Call for Applications for Visiting Researcher Stipends at The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter http://www.bdcmuseum.org.uk/ The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum at the University Exeter, UK is both a public museum and a rich research resource for scholars of moving image history. The museum is named after the renowned filmmaker Bill Douglas and was…

Little America: Screening and Talk (28 October)

Speaker: Emily Gee (Historic England) & Dr Stephen Tuffnell (University of Oxford) Lecture and film screening: 28 October 18:30-20:00 ‘Little America’: a screening of the documentary, ‘Little America’ (2016), exploring the history of the US Embassy at Grosvenor Square, examining its role as a physical representation of the Special Relationship and a site of protest. Commissioned to…

CFP: aspeers: “American Monsters” (23 October)

CfP “American Monsters” aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as…

Fright at the Museum, American Museum in Britain (6pm, 28 October)

Fright at the Museum Friday 28 October 2016, 6 – 9 pm The American Museum in Britain is participating in the national Museums at Night initiative with a special late-night opening in celebration of Halloween. The Museum is the perfect venue for such an event. Visitors will be led around the Manor House by a…

JOB: Lecturer in Film and Television, Nottingham Trent University (14 August)

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 14 August 2016 Interviews: Week commencing 5 September 2016 The School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University seeks to appoint a Permanent Lecturer in Film and Television from 1 October 2016.  Applications are sought from candidates specialising in one or more areas of Film and Television studies along with the ability…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema (Fixed Term), University of Warwick (29 July)

Fixed Term Contract until 14 July 2017. The Department of History at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema. You will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘American Historical Cinema’ and you will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘Making History’, for a…

JOB: Associate Program Officer, Terra Foundation for American Art – Paris (13 June)

The Paris Center of the Terra Foundation for American Art seeks to hire an Associate Program Officer.  Part time position (4 days a week) with possibility of full time (5 days a week) pending authorization. Organization Headquartered in Chicago, with a satellite office in Paris serving as its centralized European hub, the Terra Foundation for…

UK Premiere of ‘Julian Bond: Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement’

UK Premiere of ‘Julian Bond: Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement’ followed by a discussion with director Eduardo Montes-Bradley Tuesday 24 May 2016, 6 – 7.30pm The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH Chaired by Professor Sharon Monteith, University of Nottingham Julian Bond was an activist, politician, lawyer, writer, and…