LA Confidential: The Library in the City (6 April)

Join Ken Brecher, as he shares stories of the innovative and award-winning work of the Los Angeles Public Library. Ken has led a broad range of cultural institutions including the Sundance Institute and the Boston Children’s Museum as well as producing ground-breaking plays in Los Angeles and New York. Currently President of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Ken trained as a…

IHR Members Survey (21 April)

Please help us improve our services by taking a few minutes to complete our 2017 survey and letting us know your views about the IHR library. The survey is available online at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ihrlibrary2017 or via printed forms available from the library office or reception. The closing date is Friday 21st April 2017. If you have any problems completing…

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Salzburg American Studies Seminar

LIFE AND JUSTICE IN AMERICA: IMPLICATIONS OF THE NEW ADMINISTRATION Convened by the Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria September 22-26, 2017 Overview Ever since Salzburg Global Seminar was founded in 1947 as the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, critical dialogue about American society, history, literature, culture, politics, economics and law has…

American Political Pamphlets, 1920-1945, Sussex University and the British Library (1 June)

The project: This project will draw on the British Library’s extensive holdings of American political pamphlets to study and contextualise the writing, printing, distribution and dissemination of political pamphlets produced in the years preceding and during the Second World War. The Library’s collection of American pamphlets from the interwar period contains publications by different anti-fascist, anti-capitalist…

Lecturer in English (American Literature), National University of Ireland Maynooth (27 April)

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer in English (American Literature). The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage, and will have a demonstrable expertise in American Literature. The appointee will be expected to make a strong contribution to the…