JOB: Raymond and Beverly Sackler Chair of History and Culture of the United States, Leiden University (4 March)

Full Professor, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Chair of History and Culture of the United States,   1,0fte Vacancy nr. 16-027 Since its establishment in 1966, the chair in North-American history, which in 2002 became the The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Chair for History and Culture of the United States and the Americas, has occupied a prominent…

STUDENTSHIPS: Fulbright Postgraduate Awards

  Are you interested in postgraduate US study? Attend USA Grad School Day and learn about the 2017-18 Fulbright Awards! USA Grad School Day When? Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 6 – 9 pm Where? This event is kindly hosted by the American School in London Speakers: Fulbright alumni and representatives from the University of South Florida,Kaplan Test Prep and the US-UK Fulbright Commission will be present. Cost: £10*…

CFP: Society for the History of Women in the Americas Conference (4 April 2016)

  Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference Wednesday 29th June 2016 Royal Holloway, University of LondonThe Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its ninth annual conference, co-organised with The Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London. The theme…

CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture (14 March 2016)

  CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture An interdisciplinary conference at King’s College London, organised by the American Studies Research Group. Discourses on the concept of collective cultural memory and histories are prevalent in modern society. They are a way of asserting group identity and also serve to exclude those who reject them.…

Lecturer in American History Post 1800, University of Sheffield (10 March 2016)

  The Department of History at the University of Sheffield is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in American History Since c. 1800. We are interested in applications from historians of North, Central, South, and/or Caribbean America. This is an exciting time to join the Department. We are actively recruiting to a number of posts to…

Lecturer in American History Before 1860, University of Exeter (15 March 2016)

  The University of Exeter seeks to appoint a full time, permanent post of Lecturer in American History/History of the Americas who will contribute to extending the research profile of History at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to American History/History of the Americas pre-1860, or the Atlantic World, 1600-1850, including slavery, or material…

New Rosa Parks Biography Website

  Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College, CUNY) and Say Burgin (University of Leeds) have created a new teaching and learning website based on Rosa Parks long life of radical ideas and activism, especially around criminal justice work. The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks is now live and ready and can be found at rosaparksbiography.org. The site is supported by…