Registration for BAAS Conference 2017 Open

Registration for 2017 BAAS Annual Conference Now Open The conference will take place 6-8 April 2017, at Canterbury Christ Church University Please visit www.canterbury.ac.uk/BAAS2017 for all details, including information on accommodation, how to get to Canterbury, and the draft programme for the conference, as well as how to register for both the conference and the banquet. If…

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…

PhD Studentships in African-American Studies, Northumbria University (20 January 2017)

Northumbria University invites applicants wishing to complete PhD dissertations relating to African-American political, social, or cultural activism in the post-1945 period and/or the history and cultures of the modern (post-1900) US South. It is particularly interested in projects that propose to adopt inter- or multi-disciplinary approaches. Further information can be found here: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=81633&LID=1151 and here:…

Associate Professor (or Professor) in North American Women’s History, Oxford University (19 January)

Oxford University is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in North American Women’s History from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Corpus Christi College. The combined salary will be in the range £45,562 – £61,179 p.a. plus additional…

CFP: British Group in Early American History Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, Aug/Sep 2017

BGEAH 2017: “Land and Water: Port Towns, maritime connections, and oceanic spaces of the early modern Atlantic World.” Call for Papers   The British Group of Early American Historians will hold its annual conference at the University of Portsmouth, 31 August – 3 September 2017. Drawing on Portsmouth’s historic significance as a port town this year’s…

Register now for War and Conflict in American Society and Culture (18 February)

Registration open for the War and Conflict in American Society and Culture symposium, 18 February, British Library Registration is now open for the ‘War and Conflict in American Society and Culture’ symposium to be held at the British Library on Saturday 18 February 2017. Organised by HOTCUS and hosted by the Eccles Centre for American…

CFP: Interrogating Commodity Cultures – Exploring Global Connections (27 February 2017)

CALL FOR PAPERS Interrogating Commodity Cultures | Exploring Global Connections 5 May 2017 This one-day interdisciplinary workshop will interrogate the cultural transformations effected by global commodity histories in the long nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Colonial conquest, advancements in travel technologies and industrialisation all contributed to creating the material conditions which allowed for the production, consumption,…

CFP: Ecology, Economy, and Cultures of Resistance: Oikoi of the North American World (28 February)

Ecology, Economy, and Cultures of Resistance: Oikoi of the North American World A two-day symposium at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. 29-30 June 2017 Ecology and economy are inextricable. From the ‘oeconomy of nature’ theorized by Thomas Burnet, and later Carl Linnaeus, to the recent turn in the social…