Job: Assistant Professor in History and Literature, University of Warwick (3 December)

The Department of History at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in History and Literature. You will contribute to the design and teaching of the new undergraduate joint-honours degree of English and History (VQ32). You will conduct research in History and be prepared to work in collaboration with colleagues within the…

Job: Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of American Literature, University of Oxford (18 December)

Grade 30S: Combined University and College salary in the range £46,336 – £62,219 p.a. Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor (or Professor) of American Literature to be held in the Faculty of English from 1 October 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter). The appointment will be made in association with a…

Job: Lecturer in Popular Fiction, University of Birmingham (1 December)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Popular Fiction with effect from 1st August 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. The successful candidate will have…

Job: Lecturer in Contemporary Literature, University of Birmingham (1 December)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature with effect from 1stSeptember 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research in contemporary literature that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. Research expertise and…

CFP: Deadline extended “Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England Literature (27 November)

“Where’s Nora?” Reclaiming the Irish Girl’s Presence in New England literature A panel organized by Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) and Stephanie Palmer (Nottingham Trent University) and sponsored by the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society for submission to the Transatlantic Women 3: Women of the Green Atlantic Conference at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Ireland, June…

CFP: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 (30 November)

Call for Papers: The Cartographic Imagination: Art, Literature and Mapping in the United States, 1945-1980 A two-day international conference funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, in conjunction with the Centre for American Studies at the University of Kent and the Départment d’Etudes Anglophones at the University of Strasbourg. Dates: 18-19 May 2018 Venue: Reid Hall, 4 Rue…

CFP: Gone with the Wind – Special Issue of The Southern Quarterly (1 December)

Call for papers: Gone with the Wind.  Submission deadline: December 1, 2017. The Southern Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue that explore this iconic film: responses to the film from reviewers and famous writers in non-English speaking countries; the film and World War II; the ways the film has been reinterpreted in other media; recasting gender/racial roles;…

CFP: LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” (1 December)

LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” Organisers: Dr Arin Keeble (Edinburgh Napier) and Dr Sam Thomas (Durham). Keynote: Professor Stephen Shapiro (Warwick University) We are seeking proposals for a symposium to be hosted by the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University on May 5-6, 2018. Contemporary US…

Job: Professor of English and of African American Studies, Yale (15 November)

The Departments of African American Studies and English at Yale University seek to hire a scholar of Anglophone Caribbean literatures in a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, as commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.  The appointment will carry full membership in both departments.  Field specialization may include candidates whose work places…

Job: Assistant Professor of Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone Literatures, University of Toronto (31 October)

The Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone Literatures. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018. All candidates with research and teaching expertise in twentieth-century and contemporary…