CFP: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America (15 January 2017)

Call for Papers: Insiders and Outsiders: Historical Perspectives on Power Relations in Modern America. The QMUL Biennial Symposium in American History At a rally in North Carolina on 5 November 2016, Donald Trump described his political journey: “I went from being the ultimate insider to being an outsider like they’ve never seen before.” Three days later he…

CFP: Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference (3 February 2017)

Transatlantic Studies Association 16th Annual Conference University College Cork, Ireland 10-12 July 2017 Call for Papers Established in 2002, the TSA is a broad network of scholars who use the ‘transatlantic’ as a frame of reference for their work in political, economic, cultural, historical, environmental, literary, and IR/security studies. All transatlantic-themed paper and panel proposals…

JOB: Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History/Politics, University of Chichester (4 January 2017)

The Department of History and Politics is a thriving and successful academic community. It consistently achieves outstanding results in the National Student Satisfaction Survey and is regularly ranked among the top departments in the UK for this metric. The Department’s team is composed of active researchers who made a creditable contribution to the previous REF…

JOB: Lecturer in US History (Post 1865), Queen Mary, University of London (15 January 2017)

The School of History at Queen Mary, University of London seeks to appoint a Lecturer in United States History. The School currently has strong American history expertise on the antebellum period (Peart, Cohen) and on the post 1945 period and the Cold War (White, Ellison, Glancy). We are seeking now seeking to extend our research expertise…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in African-American Civil Rights, UCL (2 December)

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available for 3 months approximately. The postholder will be required…

PhD Studentships in Black Public Humanities, University of Delaware (1 January 2017)

As a commitment to diversifying the professoriate, University of Delaware is happy to offer several competitive English and History graduate applicants interested in interdisciplinary work in the Black public humanities five-year $25,000 fellowships with an additional $4,500 in summer funding, and extremely generous yearly  professional development funds for training in digital humanities and in archives,…

MOOC: Introducing ‘The American South’ (31 October 2016)

Introducing ‘The American South’: A Free Online Course from the Institute of Humanities at Northumbria University On October 31st 2016, join over 4600 learners across the world and begin a unique, five-week online education experience. Encouraged to ponder all things southern – from Martin Luther King, Jr. to the mint julep – learners will explore this most…