Job: Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and the Digital, University of Birmingham (14 December)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and the Digital with effect from 1st August 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. The successful…

Job: Lecturer in Liberal Arts and English Literature (Twentieth-Century), University of Bristol (20 December)

The University of Bristol invites applications to a permanent Lectureship (Lecturer B) in Liberal Arts and English Literature (Twentieth-Century). The post-holder will contribute to the teaching and administration of the Liberal Arts programme in the Faculty of Arts. Their own discipline will be English Literature, and they will also contribute to the teaching and administration…

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…