Ira Katznelson’s Inaugural Lecture, University of Cambridge (25 January 2018)

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that we have found a new date for Ira Katznelson’s Inaugural Lecture as 2017-18 Pitt Professor: Thursday, 25 January, 5:00pm at the Queen’s Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College, Cambridge.  Professor Katznelson’s topic: ‘”As God Rules the Universe”: Reflections on the People and the State in Early America’. We will send you…

CFP: “1968” in Reviews, University of Birmingham (15 December)

Confirmed invited speakers: Mererid Puw Davies and Emanuela Patti Supported by the British Academy / Leverhulme trust Print culture was central to the expression and exchange of views during, and in the immediate aftermath of the political upheavals of the late 1960s. Less studied in that respect than journals devoted to politics or theory, literary…

The Transnational American Periodical symposium (15 December)

Fri 15 Dec 2017, 10:00 – 18:00 A symposium examining American magazines and newspapers through a global lens Traditionally, and following the work of Benedict Anderson, historians have viewed periodicals as a keystone of the modern nation state and a space for imagining nationhood. This symposium will challenge those perspectives, exploring how American periodicals and periodical literature, from…

Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Intellectual History, School of Advanced Study (26 November)

The Warburg Institute within the School of Advanced Study  The School of Advanced Study at the University of London brings together nine internationally renowned institutes to form the UK’s national centre for the promotion of research in the humanities. The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of cultural history…

Funding: AHRC Midlands3Cities, Nottingham Trent University (15 January 2018)

AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU students The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C) is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham. M3C is awarding up to 80 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for…

CFP: 2018 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, University College Dublin (22 January 2018)

‘Foreign Bodies and Native Sons’ The Annual Conference of the Irish Association for American Studies, April 27-28, 2018. University College Dublin Call for Papers Although the relationship between the ‘native’ and the ‘foreign’ has been a longstanding, evolving site of contention in American cultural history, the Trump presidency has brought both terms (and their histories) to…

Job: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Roehampton (26 November)

Applications are invited from ambitious academics from early career researchers to Reader. We are looking for a suitably well qualified candidate with research interests and teaching experience in Creative Writing to complement our existing team. Further information about the Department of English & Creative Writing is available on our website: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/english-and-creative-writing/ The University of Roehampton is…

Job: Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships, University of East Anglia (8 January 2018)

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for Early Career Fellowships to be held at UEA, to start between 1 September 2018 and 1 May 2019. Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of…