EVENT: ‘After the Long Poem’ (23 January 2017)

‘After the Long Poem’ a colloquium and poetry reading by Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Emerita Professor at Temple University) Institute for the Humanities, Floor 1, Lipman Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST 5.30-7.00 23 January, 2017 The seminar is FREE and open to all. In this colloquium, Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis will be discussing…

CFP: Panel – Technes of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (12 January 2017)

Annual Conference of the French Association of American Studies (AFEA) University of Strasburg, France, 6-9 June 2017 Joint panel sponsored by A19 – L’Atelier xixe and BrANCA (British Association of Ninteenth-Century Americanists) Technès of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction Thomas Constantinesco and Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) The Declaration of Independence’s claim for the inalienable right of…

CFP: International Ralph Ellison Symposium (1 March 2017)

The International Ralph Ellison Symposium September 28-30, 2017 Oxford University The Rothermere American Institute (www.rai.ox.ac.uk) at the University of Oxford and the Ralph Ellison Society (https://ellisonsociety.wordpress.com) are pleased to announce the first International Ralph Ellison Symposium. The symposium will bring together Ellison scholars and readers from the United States, the United Kingdom, and other international…

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English, Nottingham Trent University (18 December)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English Job Reference : 03519 Location : Clifton Campus Closing Date : 18/12/2016 Salary : Grade H/I (£32,004 – £46,924 p.a.) Department : College of Art Architecture Design and Humanities School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities Post Ref : M1092 Please note that this is a part time position and therefore the salary is pro rata The School…

PhD Studentships in Black Public Humanities, University of Delaware (1 January 2017)

As a commitment to diversifying the professoriate, University of Delaware is happy to offer several competitive English and History graduate applicants interested in interdisciplinary work in the Black public humanities five-year $25,000 fellowships with an additional $4,500 in summer funding, and extremely generous yearly  professional development funds for training in digital humanities and in archives,…

CFP: Special Issue: ‘Transatlantic Franzen’ (1 December 2017)

Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations   Transatlantic Franzen The journal Symbiosis (http://www.symbiosistransatlantic.com/) invites articles of 5,000 to 7,000 words for a special issue on Transatlantic Jonathan Franzen, to appear in October 2018. While the following list is not prescriptive, articles may, for example, offer comparative analyses of Franzen’s…

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise (9 November 2016)

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise WORDS AT KINGS PLACE Spoken Word / Wednesday, 9 November 2016 – 7:30pm / Hall One Online Price: £14.50 | Savers £9.50* Billie Holiday/Mal Waldron Left Alone Billie Holiday/Herbie Nichols The Lady Sings the Blues Bill Carey/Carl Fischer You’ve Changed Rachmaninov Prelude in E flat, Op. 23, No. 6 Ned Rorem Poulenc Poulenc Sonata for flute and piano Ravel La…

CFP: BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 (25 October)

BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 The British Association of American Studies (BrANCA) invites proposals for a special panel at the British Association for American Studies Conference, 6-8 April 2017 at Canterbury Christchurch University. Each year BrANCA hosts a special panel at BAAS showcasing progressive, interdisciplinary work on the United States in the long nineteenth…