JOB: Lecturer in English (20TH/21ST Century), University of Exeter

The University of Exeter seeks to appoint a Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature). The post of Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature) will contribute to extending the research profile of English at Exeter. Interests in cultural history, heritage, memory, or reception may be an advantage. This full time post is available from 1st September 2015 on a permanent…

CFP: Literature Compass Journal

Literature Compass welcomes proposals for articles in all areas of American Literary Study. LICO is one of the largest electronic journals in literary studies with 18 international Section Editors and 140 Board members. The ideal Compass article offers a critical intervention in a field or sub-field, mapping its present state and plotting the direction our authors wish to take it in…

The Antislavery Usable Past Postgraduate Research Network

This new network will bring together postgraduate students of historic or contemporary slavery and antislavery studies from across the humanities and social sciences. An annual workshop will create research and learning networks; provide opportunities to debate current topics in the field; and provide a supportive environment where postgraduates can establish valuable contacts for the future.…

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…