CFP: Making Culture With/Out Uncle Sam: Public-Private Patronage in the 1960s (15 December)

CFP: Making Culture With/Out Uncle Sam: Public-Private Patronage in the 1960s Call to join a conference panel HOTCUS 2018 Historians of the Twentieth Century United States Annual Conference,  Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge, England, 13-15 June 2018 The 1960s saw the founding of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the expansion and transformation of philanthropic spending priorities in the cultural arena, and also the exposure of…

Job: Head of the Department of Humanities, Sheffield Hallam University (4 December)

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic universities, with around 31,500 students, 4,400 staff, and an annual turnover of more than £266m. We are known for our exceptional teaching which gives students distinctive knowledge, skills, and attributes; for research which makes a real difference; for engagement that links the University…

Job: Lecturer in Popular Fiction, University of Birmingham (1 December)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Popular Fiction with effect from 1st August 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. The successful candidate will have…

Job: Lecturer in Contemporary Literature, University of Birmingham (1 December)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature with effect from 1stSeptember 2018. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research in contemporary literature that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths. Research expertise and…

Job: Lecturer in Global Religion and Politics, Lancaster University (5 December)

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. The department is interested in expanding its interdisciplinary offerings in teaching and also in research. In terms of teaching, you would be expected…

CFP: Biannual Meeting of the European Early American Studies Association (15 April)

The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850 The 7th biannual meeting of the European Early American Studies Association convenes in London 14-16 December 2018 at King’s College London and Queen Mary University of London. The conference theme for EEASA 2018 is “The making and unmaking of identities and…