JOB: Lecturer in Film and Television, Nottingham Trent University (14 August)

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 14 August 2016 Interviews: Week commencing 5 September 2016 The School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University seeks to appoint a Permanent Lecturer in Film and Television from 1 October 2016.  Applications are sought from candidates specialising in one or more areas of Film and Television studies along with the ability…

CFP: Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (31 August)

Border Crossings: Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (SSAWW & Université Bordeaux Montaigne) Reminder: Individual paper deadline is 31 August 2016. PDF of the CFP is available here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/cfp-border-crossings-translation-migration-gender-in-the-americas-the-transatlantic-the-transpacific-deadline-august-31-2016/ Dates: 5th – 8th July 2017 Venue: Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France Conference director: Stéphanie Durrans To maintain a continuity with our previous conference (in Philadelphia, November 2015) on…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BAAS Conference 2020 (31 December 2016)

The CFP for the British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (6-8 April 2017) is now open. Conference and panel proposals may be sent to BAAS2017@canterbury.ac.uk by 1 November 2016. Follow the conference on Twitter (@BAAS2017) and find more details here: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/american-studies/research/baas-annual-conference-2017.aspx In 2018 BAAS and the European Association for American Studies will jointly host the annual BAAS and biennial…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema (Fixed Term), University of Warwick (29 July)

Fixed Term Contract until 14 July 2017. The Department of History at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in American Historical Cinema. You will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘American Historical Cinema’ and you will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘Making History’, for a…

JOB: Lecturer in History (Part Time), University of the Highland and Islands (19 August)

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional…

EVENT: Appalachian Conference (16 July)

Saturday 16 July, 10:00am – 5:00pm Cecil Sharp House, London Pastoralism and modernity in the southern mountains: a centenary symposium on Cecil Sharp’s 1916 Appalachian journey. 2016 marks the centenary of song collector and folklorist Cecil Sharp’s Appalachian fieldtrip, an event that shaped both North American and European conceptions of the history and culture of the southern…

FUNDING: Fulbright Fellowship at Elon University (opens 1 August)

Applications for 2017-18 open 1 August 2016. In this category, up to two grants are offered to UK academics or professionals for teaching and research at Elon University, North Carolina. Typically, the scholar would teach two courses that fit within Elon’s list of disciplines and interact with their own field. They will devote their remaining time to pursuing…

JOB: Junior Research Fellowship in 20th Century British or American Fiction or Literary Journalism, Worcester College, University of Oxford (12 August)

Worcester College Oxford is pleased to announce a new fixed-term Research Fellowship arising from generous benefactions. The Steven Isenberg Junior Research Fellowship in 20th Century British or American Fiction or Literary Journalism is a 3-year position, commencing on 1 October 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Fellow will receive a stipend of £22,030 per…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in History, Glasgow University (7 August)

Job Purpose To undertake a high-quality teaching role in History, School of Humanities at undergraduate and postgraduate level. To provide replacement teaching cover in twentieth century American history and War Studies. To demonstrate variable expertise in order to teach both a course on 20th Century US History (such as one on the Vietnam War) and…

JOB: Lecturer in Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literature, University of Exeter (4 August)

College of Humanities English The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than £350 million worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for significant investment in the future. The College wishes to…