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: Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas (15 December)

Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas  Call for Articles: 2018 Issue – The American Theatre and Drama Society www.atds.org Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and…

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: HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 (27 October)

HOTCUS Winter Symposium 2018 Dear colleagues, Please find attached details of the 2018 HOTCUS winter symposium, taking place at the University of Nottingham on Saturday 17thFebruary 2018. We are particularly interested in using the symposium to showcase examples of the latest historical research in twentieth century American political history. This includes (but is not limited…

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…

Registration open: BAAS and CHASE Postgraduate Conference, University of Essex (25-26 November)

Registration Open – BAAS and CHASE Postgraduate Conference Registration is now open for the BAAS PG & CHASE conference in Essex on November 25-26th 2017. Those who are interested can sign up through the website here: https://posttruthamerica2017.wordpress.com/registration/ This page contains all the information and links for registration for both days. Please note that registration for the…

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…

Funding: PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2018, Newcastle University (10 January 2018)

AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering fifty PhD studentships for 2018 entry. The Partnership brings together the cutting-edge expertise and exceptional resources of Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s University Belfast and their strategic partners. Northern Bridge students benefit from supervision, training and development of the highest quality, tailored to the needs of twenty-first-century…