CALL FOR REVIEWERS: European Journal of American Studies

The European Journal of American Culture (Intellect Ltd) is seeking reviewers for forthcoming issues of the interdisciplinary journal. We are particularly interested in expanding the journal’s current scope, and are looking to review not only academic texts, but also new fiction, poetry and non-fiction; film and television; photography and art books; and video games. We want the…

CFP: HOTCUS Postgraduate Conference (15 July)

HOTCUS Annual Postgraduate Conference: ‘Winning minds and hearts: constructing national identity in US history.’ Friday 9th September 2016, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Keynote speaker: Dr Simon Hall (Senior Lecturer in American History, Leeds University) On 1 February 1943, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asserted that ‘Americanism is a matter of the mind and the heart.’ Just a year…

JOB: Lecturer in Modern History (post 1800), University of Lincoln (4 July)

The University of Lincoln seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Modern History (Post 1800). Our ideal candidate for this position will have an emerging teaching profile in any period of modern history, including American History, a developing research profile that will ensure he or she will be returned at the next REF, and the ability…

JOB: Lecturer in American History, Manchester Metropolitan University (6 July)

Manchester Metropolitan University seeks to appoint a lecturer in American History. You will help in growing the History section of the Department, contributing to research development and to the high-quality teaching and supervision at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. The Department is a collegial one, with an emphasis on mutual support, and organised around the…

EVENT: Negotiated Territories: Rethinking Americas Borders (17 June)

Negotiated Territories: Rethinking America’s Borders York St. John University, 23 June 2016 Recent debates over immigration in the United States, and elsewhere, have led to renewed interest in the meaning of borders, frontiers, regions, and the spaces and places in-between. The study of borderlands has become of crucial intellectual concern to scholars in the humanities…

CALL FOR CHAIRS: NSRN Indigenous Environments Conference (6-8 July)

PANEL CHAIRS sought for NSRN Indigenous Environments conference, July 6-8, at UEA Conference Registration: https://www.uea.ac.uk/american-studies/indigenous-environments-conference WEDNESDAY 6th JULY PANEL 1: ARTISTIC ENVIRONMENTS CHAIR: GARETH CLAYTON (University of East Anglia, UK and University of Victoria, Canada) “Sga gisdll: Storyline”: The renaming of formline through the Haida language project of Gwaai and Jaalen Edenshaw DENIZ BAKER (Glyndwr University, UK) ‘Everything depends…

CFP: The Global Pursuit of Equality: Women, Networks and Networking, 1800-2000 (10 August)

Call for Papers The Global Pursuit of Equality: Women, Networks, and Networking 1800-2000 26-27th September 2016, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Following the interdisciplinary graduate and early career researchers workshop held in May 2016 on the theme of ‘The global pursuit of equality: women, networks and networking 1800-2000’, the next event will be…

JOB: Sessional Tutor in American History, Canterbury Christchurch University

SESSIONAL TEACHING OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY AT CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY The American Studies Programme at Canterbury Christ Church University is seeking a sessional lecturer to deliver two modules in 2016/17: The Modern Black Freedom Movement (Term 1, Level 6) Race and Racism in the United States, 1607 to the Present (Term 2, Level 5)…

JOB: Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of the United States and World War I, University of Oxford (5 July)

Rothermere American Institute and Corpus Christi College The Rt. Hon. Vere Sidney Tudor Harmsworth Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the History of the United States and World War One The Rothermere American Institute (RAI) and Corpus Christi College seek to appoint a stipendiary Junior Research Fellow on the History of the United States and World War…