CFP: Britain, Canada and the Arts: Cultural Exchange as Post-War Renewal (1 December)

***DEADLINE EXTENDED Britain, Canada, and the Arts: Cultural Exchange as Post-war Renewal 15-17 June 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for a major international, interdisciplinary conference to be held at Senate House, London, in collaboration with the School of English, Communication and Philosophy (Cardiff University) and the University of Westminster. Coinciding with and celebrating…

CFP: The Red and the Black: The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic (31 January 2017)

Call for Papers: The Red and the Black – The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 14-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Keynote speaker: Professor Winston James, University of California, Irvine. With special…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in African-American Civil Rights, UCL (2 December)

The UCL Institute of the Americas (UCL-IA) is seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Teaching Fellow in African American Civil Rights. UCL-IA is a leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Latin America, the United States, the Caribbean and Canada. The post is available for 3 months approximately. The postholder will be required…

Lecturer in US Politics and International Relations, Lancaster University (12 December)

The Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University seeks to appoint a Lecturer 7/8 in US Politics and International Relations. You are expected to have completed your PhD in an appropriate area, be research active and have excellent teaching abilities at both UG and PG levels and possess the relevant administrative skills.  Candidates…

CFP: Media Coverage and the US Presidential Election of 2016, USSO Series (15 December 2016)

Media Coverage and the Presidential Election of 2016 January 2017 US Studies Online The American presidential election of 2016 has prompted many different issues between the various candidates who represent a plethora of interests.  However, from amongst the numerous interests, there are patterns that seem to emerge in how they are discussed and presented to…

PhD Studentships in Black Public Humanities, University of Delaware (1 January 2017)

As a commitment to diversifying the professoriate, University of Delaware is happy to offer several competitive English and History graduate applicants interested in interdisciplinary work in the Black public humanities five-year $25,000 fellowships with an additional $4,500 in summer funding, and extremely generous yearly  professional development funds for training in digital humanities and in archives,…

CFP: Special Issue: ‘Transatlantic Franzen’ (1 December 2017)

Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations   Transatlantic Franzen The journal Symbiosis (http://www.symbiosistransatlantic.com/) invites articles of 5,000 to 7,000 words for a special issue on Transatlantic Jonathan Franzen, to appear in October 2018. While the following list is not prescriptive, articles may, for example, offer comparative analyses of Franzen’s…