JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in US Law, Birmingham City University (8 November)

The School of Law at Birmingham City University is looking to appoint a highly motivated and talented Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to support our LLB with American Legal studies pathway. The successful applicant will contribute towards our American Criminal Procedure, US Constitutional Law, and U.S. Dissertation modules as well as support our well established American Legal Placement initiative.…

Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture 2016 (27 October) and Nominations for 2017 (1 December)

Michael Lobel to give Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16 The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled “What John Sloan Can…

CFP: American Politics Group Conference 2017 (31 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2017 ‘Change and Continuity in U.S. Politics’ Call for Papers The forty-third annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political StudiesAssociation will be held at the University of Leicester (UK) from Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 January 2017. The keynote speaker will be…

Fulbright Scholarships for 2017-18 (6 November 2016)

Applications for the 2017-18 awards competition will be accepted until midnighton Sunday, 6 November 2016. The Fulbright-American Studies Scholar Award may be of particular interest to you and your network. In this award category one grant will be offered to a UK academic or professional to undertake US-based research and/or lecturing in any discipline related to American Studies for a period of…

BAAS Conference Organisation Support

BAAS invites scholars in any field of American Studies to apply for funding to support the organization and running of conferences, colloquia, and/or conference-related activity (it is not meant to fund the applicant’s attendance at a conference). BAAS has access to these funds through membership subscriptions, publications, and particular grants-in-aid from other sources. The Conferences…

BAAS Postgraduate Conference (19 November)

“Making America Great” Negotiating the Borders and Boundaries of Americanism Registration for the BAAS PG conference is NOW OPEN!  Please click here to register for the conference. In keeping with previous years, conference fees will be £10 per attendee. Conference programme is forthcoming.  Registration will begin at 9am and the conference will conclude around 6pm. When…

CFP: BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 (25 October)

BrANCA Panel at BAAS Conference 2017 The British Association of American Studies (BrANCA) invites proposals for a special panel at the British Association for American Studies Conference, 6-8 April 2017 at Canterbury Christchurch University. Each year BrANCA hosts a special panel at BAAS showcasing progressive, interdisciplinary work on the United States in the long nineteenth…

JOB: Chairperson and Professor in the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS), University of Kansas (16 November)

Chairperson and Associate or Full Professor of the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) The Department of WGSS invites applications for the position of Chairperson and Associate or Full Professor of the department, expected to begin as early as August 18, 2017.  The successful candidate will qualify for a tenured appointment with the…