JOB: Lecturer in American History, University of Hull (1 November)

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Hull seeks to appoint a Lecturer in American History who will contribute to the strong reputation for teaching and research in the American Studies programme at the University. The post commences January 2017. The appointment will complement our existing provision in American history, literature…

Annual Public History Lecture, Hull University (2 November)

Annual Public History Lecture (History Subject Group/School of Histories, Cultures and Languages, University of Hull), Wednesday 2 November at 6 p.m., Leslie Downs Lecture Theatre, Ferens Building, University of Hull. Light refreshments follow at 7 p.m. Professor Ann McGrath (Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History, Australian National University) is interested in deep history, gender and nation and is…

Little America: Screening and Talk (28 October)

Speaker: Emily Gee (Historic England) & Dr Stephen Tuffnell (University of Oxford) Lecture and film screening: 28 October 18:30-20:00 ‘Little America’: a screening of the documentary, ‘Little America’ (2016), exploring the history of the US Embassy at Grosvenor Square, examining its role as a physical representation of the Special Relationship and a site of protest. Commissioned to…

CFP: aspeers: “American Monsters” (23 October)

CfP “American Monsters” aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level. It aims to foster academic exchange among young Americanists across Europe, and to thereby advance the field as…

CFP: Borders vs. Bridges: (Trans)Nationalism in the Americas since 1968 (2 December)

Call For Papers Borders vs Bridges: (Trans)nationalism in the Americas since 1968 3rd Annual Conference 11-12 May 2017   Keynote Speakers: Prof. Cathy McIlwaine (QMUL) & Dr. Nick Witham (UCL-IA)   For a long time, transnational trends have inspired social, political, economic and cultural transformations across the globe. In the Americas, and particularly since 1968,…

Fright at the Museum, American Museum in Britain (6pm, 28 October)

Fright at the Museum Friday 28 October 2016, 6 – 9 pm The American Museum in Britain is participating in the national Museums at Night initiative with a special late-night opening in celebration of Halloween. The Museum is the perfect venue for such an event. Visitors will be led around the Manor House by a…

CFP: 2nd Annual BGEAH Postgraduate & Early Career Conference, IHR, 31 March 2017

The above event will take place on Friday March 31st 2017 at the London-based Institute of Historical Research, the UK’s national centre for history. London, with its unique colonial archival resources and lively research student populati­­on, is one of the leading centres of early American scholarship in Europe, and the IHR is a natural location…

Event: International Hemingway Conference (22-28 July 2018)

XVIII International Hemingway Conference HEMINGWAY IN PARIS “Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway’s Moveable Feast JULY 22-28, 2018 Conference Co-Directors: H. R. Stoneback & Matthew Nickel Paris Site Coordinators: Alice Mikal Craven & William E. Dow Host Institution: The American University of Paris Mark your calendars now for what promises to be an…

CFP: Heidelberg Spring Academy (15 November)

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 14th Annual Spring Academy Conference Heidelberg, Germany, 20-24 March, 2017 /Call for Papers/ The fourteenth HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held from March 20-24, 2017. The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with…