CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions (1 February 2016)

CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions, 23rd April 2016, York St John University Organisers: Dr Kaley Kramer & Dr Anne-Marie EvansYork St John University is proud to host a one day conference exploring representations of the city and urban spaces in literature and media. The city as a human institution has a long history;…

REGISTRATION: Collaboration in America and Collaborative Work in American Studies, BAAS/HOTCUS Conference (26 November 2015)

Jointly organised by researchers at the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde Saturday 5th December 2015 Collaboration, n. United labour, co-operation; esp. in literary, artistic, or scientific work. Spec. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. (OED Online) From politics to culture, artistic creation to commercial production, civil disobedience to peaceful protest, collaboration is demonstrably of…

FUNDING: PhD Studentship in Contemporary Literature, University College Cork (30 November 2015)

PhD Studentship/Research Assistant 2016-2018 (fees only) Closing date: 30th November 2015School: School of English College: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social SciencesResearch Area: Post-1900/Contemporary American Literature Applications are invited for a fixed-term studentship from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake PhD research in the School of English, in the subject area of post-1900/…

JOB: Lecturer in English Literature, University of Hertfordshire (28 October 2015)

  Lecturer in English Literature School of HumanitiesSalary: £31,342 to £37,394 per annum depending on skills and experience Grade: UH7 Full time appointment working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) This is a fixed term contract for a period of three years The University of Hertfordshire seeks a keen and proactive Lecturer in English Literature to join…

CFP: American Literature Association – Louisa May Alcott Society (20 January 2016)

  Louisa May Alcott Society – Call for Papers American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, San FranciscoRepresentations of Teaching and Learning in Alcott As attested to by her essay, ‘Recollections of my Childhood’, Alcott’s ideas of education were always caught between the innovative techniques but formal structure of ‘my father’s school’ and the more…

EVENT: Annual Raymond Williams Lecture (21 November 2015)

  Annual Raymond Williams Lecture 2015 The Annual Raymond Williams Lecture is organised by the Raymond Williams Society (RWS). ‘Social Perspectives in Bad Times: Re-Reading Williams’s Modern Tragedy’ Susan Watkins, editor of New Left Review 21 November at 3pm Ruskin College, Oxford Please visit our website for more information: http://raymondwilliams.co.uk/the-raymond-williams-annual-lecture/ Or contact kristin.ewins@oru.se with any…

JOB: Lecturer in Twentieth and Twenty-First century American Literature, University of Southampton (17 October 2015)

  The Department of English at the University of Southampton invites applications for the post of Lecturer (Level 4) in in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature and Culture. This is a permanent, full-time position, available from 1 January 2016. English at Southampton comprises a varied and lively team of people whose teaching and research…

FUNDING: Emily Dickinson Society Fellowships (15 January 2016)

  2016 Dickinson Scholar Award The Emily Dickinson International Society invites applications for the 2016 Dickinson Scholar Award, which supports new research on Dickinson. The project need not be devoted solely to Dickinson, but her work should be a substantial focus. The award of $2,000 may be used for any expense incurred to advance the…

JOB: Lecturer in English Language and Literature, University of Utrecht (20 September 2015)

  The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication at Utrecht University is seeking to appoint two full-time Associate Professors (UHD) who will contribute to the teaching and research activities of English Language and Literature, a subject area which is based in its own Section within the Department. ·       You will have expertise in any aspect of…

CFP: Special Issue of Philip Roth Studies: “Other People’s Roths”

  Philip Roth’s work has always invited speculation about the relationship between the author’s own life and that of his fictional protagonists. From Portnoy’s Complaint, which Roth claimed was “a novel in the guise of a confession that was received … as a confession in the guise of a novel” to Operation Shylock, a novel…