Lecturer in American Literature, University of Liverpool

We are seeking to appoint a lecturer in English Literature, to contribute to a range of teaching in areas relevant to the Department’s current undergraduate and postgraduate provision. Applications are welcome from those with teaching and research specialisms in one or more of the following areas: creative writing; twentieth-century and contemporary women’s writing; British, Irish…

CFP: “Illness and the environment in American Literature and Cinema”, EBAAS Conference 2018 (20 September)

CFP: “Illness and the environment in American Literature and Cinema”, EBAAS Conference 2018 Panel organized within the framework of the European Association for American Studies (EAAS) and the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) conference King’s College, University College, and the British Library, London. 4-7 April 2018. “Environment, Place and Protest.” Deadline for abstracts: September 25, 2017 In Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses and…

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…