JOB: Hourly Paid Teaching Assistant (North American/Atlantic History), University of The Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) provides university-level education through a unique partnership of thirteen colleges and research institutions located throughout the Highlands & Islands. The Centre for History, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), seeks to employ a Teaching Assistant on a fixed contract for a maximum of…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies (History/Literature), University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies – specialising in either the history of the United States or American Literature post-1850. A PhD with an established research profile and teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in one or both subjects are essential requirements for this role. You…

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…

Registration Open: ‘States of Exception’ – Cambridge University

We are delighted to announce a major international conference:  States of Exception in American History.  It will be held at Clare College, University of Cambridge, 15-16 May 2015. The purpose of the conference is to explore the role of ‘states of exception’ in American political development.  ‘Exceptions’ will be interpreted broadly to include both suspensions of…

Call for Articles: Open Library of the Humanities Special Issue – American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace

The last fifteen years have seen substantial changes in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture. In particular, the rise of two methodological paradigms, TRANSNATIONALISM and PRINT CULTURE STUDIES, have paved the way for exciting new approaches to key questions that have always been at the heart of the discipline: the relationship…