Assistant Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick (9 August)

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick intends to appoint an Assistant Professor to teach on and develop our new English and History joint degree. The appointment will commence on 1 January 2018. We seek an outstanding scholar who specialises in reading literature and culture as historically embedded –…

CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

CFP: The American Weird: Ecologies and Geographies (15 August)

The American Weird:  Ecologies & Geographies (Call for Papers) “The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.”  —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.”…

CFP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story (31 January 2018)

Call for Papers: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Culture: American Horror Story Guest Editors: Harriet Earle, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Jessica Clark, University of Suffolk, UK This call for papers seeks submissions that engage with the television series AmericanHorror Story (produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk) as part of a Special Issue for the European Journal of American Culture. Over six…

Lecturer in American Literature (Part Time, Fixed Term), University of Cork (22 June)

Specified Purpose Part-Time Post (0.5) (anticipated duration 2 Years) UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in American Literature. Reporting to the Head of the School of English, the Lecturer will have responsibility for teaching and research in the area of American Literature. The Lecturer will co-ordinate and deliver undergraduate…

Schools: TeacherHub > English (29 June)

Thursday 29 June, 4.30pm-8.00pm The Boilerhouse, Royal Holloway, University of London Our TeacherHub>English Forum is exclusively for KS5 English Literature teachers and is free to attend. Following feedback from our TeacherHub>English community members, this year we are focusing on American Literature for our Forum. The agenda is to be confirmed, but will include a: Lecture from one…

Time Machines: The Past, the Future and How Stories Take Us There (27 May – 3 September)

Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there 27 May – 3 September 2017 Palace Green Library, Durham University How big is time? And what will the future be like? Time is something humans have always tried to measure, conceptualise and understand. Visitors to a new exhibition at Durham University’s…

Lecturer in American Literature in English to 1900, University College London (30 June)

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a full-time, open-ended Lectureship in American Literature in English to 1900. The successful candidate will have a proven record of high-quality research and publication in some field of pre-twentieth-century American literature in English.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the Department’s second…