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…

EVENT: Civil Rights Documentary Cinema and the 1960s (24-26 May)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:  BRITISH ACADEMY LANDMARK CONFERENCE Civil Rights Documentary Cinema and the 1960s: Transatlantic Conversations on History, Race and Rights The British Academy, London 24-26 May 2016 This conference is co-sponsored by the Centre for Research in Race and Rights, the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, the University of Leicester and the University…

JOB: Lecturer in American Film, King’s College London (2 December 2015)

The Department of Film Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at King’s College London is seeking to make an appointment at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Level (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor) to begin Autumn 2016. We aim to build on the department’s international reputation for teaching and research, to enhance current…

REGISTRATION: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of the Birth of a Nation

The second symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation takes place on May 28-29 at the Whitworth Art Gallery of the University of Manchester. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: Regions, Nations and the Transnational’ the focus will be on domestic and…

JOB: Chair in British and American Art Post 1800, University of Birmingham

The Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies invites applications for a Chair in British and American art, with a preference for candidates focusing on the period after 1800. The post is tenable from 1st September 2015. The Department is committed to the highest quality scholarship and research. Building on its successful REF2014 performance,…

REGISTRATION – In the Shadow of the Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Asssessment of Griffith’s Film

Registration is now open for the conference “In the Shadow of The Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Assessment of Griffith’s Film,” to be held at University College London, UK, on 25-27 June 2015. Organised by Melvyn Stokes and Iwan Morgan of UCL, it will focus particularly on resistance and opposition to the film. The…