JOB: Teaching Fellow in American Literature, University of Warwick (30 June)

This post is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2017. You will undertake teaching in order to support the work of the department and develop and enhance its teaching reputation, both internally and externally. You will be responsible for teaching undergraduate modules on North American women’s writing and nineteenth century American literature and will…

JOB: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Literatures of the Black Americas, University of Oxford (27 June)

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Literatures of the Black Americas Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, 41 Wellington Square, Oxford Grade 7: £30,738 – £37,768 p.a. The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and the Faculties of English and Medieval and Modern Languages seek to appoint a 2-year Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in ‘Literatures of the…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (0.5) in English, Nottingham Trent University (28 June 2016)

The School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University seeks to appoint a 0.5 Permanent Lecturer in English from 1 September 2016.  Applications are sought from candidates specializing in the following: 19C and 20C American literature, travel writing, Modernism and a broad knowledge and understanding of the major subject areas within English Studies. You…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Literature, University of Lincoln (13 June 2016)

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious institution becoming a top 50 University in 2012. Its strategy is to combine outstanding research with research-engaged teaching and learning. The University seeks to recruit a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in American Literature. This post is located within the School of English and Journalism, as part of the…

CFP: The Day Before Frank O’Hara Died: Frank O’Hara and Friends (27 May)

CALL FOR PAPERS The Day Before O’Hara Died: Frank O’Hara and Friends A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of the New York Poet, 50 years on   When: Sunday, July 24th, 2016; 11.00am – 8.00pm Where: The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH What: This one-day colloquium will bring together poets, academics and members of the public to…

CFP: Fictions of Management (15 June)

Call for Papers: “Fictions of Management,” an international conference held at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, December 8-10, 2016 Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2016. The theory and practice of modern business management arose in the late nineteenth century in the United States as a response to unstable markets, labor unrest, and…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer (Teaching Focused) in Twentieth-Century American Literature, University of Manchester (12 May)

Closing date : 12/05/2016 Reference : HUM-08116 Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing Employment type : Fixed Term Duration : from 01/09/2016 until 30/06/2018 Location : Oxford Road, Manchester Salary : £34,576 – £37,768 (pro rata from 01/02/2017) per annum Hours per week : 1.0FTE from 01/09/2016…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in English and American Literature, Kings College London (29 May)

The Department of English at King’s College London wishes to appoint a lecturer in English for a fixed-term period of one year. This is to replace Professor Paul Gilroy who has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship commencing in September 2016. Applicants must be able to teach his MA Modules ‘The Transatlantic in Literature’ and…

EVENT: Book History Research Group: ‘North American Connexions’, University of London (11 April, 5.30pm)

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary University of London) will be giving the next seminar in the Open University Book History Research Group seminar series, “Travelling Books and Readers in the Long Eighteenth Century.” This talk will take place on Monday 11 April at 5.30 in Senate House, University of London, room 246. Details…