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: Special Issue of Southern Quarterly: Replaying Gone with the Wind (1 December)

Special Issue Call for Papers: Foodways in the South Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018) Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on foodways in the South. We are interested in interdisciplinary scholarly articles, unpublished archival materials, and photo essays that examine…

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…

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…