The First Book Institute (15 February 2016)

  Announcing The First Book Institute June 5-11, 2016 Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies at Pennsylvania State UniversityCo-Directors ·         Sean X. Goudie, Director of the Center for American Literary Studies and Winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book ·         Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Duke University and Editor ofAmerican Literature…

PhD Studentship, Clinton Institute, University College Dublin

  The UCD Clinton Institute is offering a fees only scholarship for up to 4 years to a research student who wishes to pursue a PhD at the Institute in one of the following research areas: American Politics and Foreign Policy Media and International Conflict The United States and Ireland In order to be considered for this scholarship the applicant must…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (19 February 2016)

HOTCUS Annual Conference Call for Papers Roosevelt Study Center, Middleburg, Netherlands 6-8 July 2016Plenary Speaker: Professor Margot Canaday (Princeton University)Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three presenters…

CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions (1 February 2016)

CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions, 23rd April 2016, York St John University Organisers: Dr Kaley Kramer & Dr Anne-Marie EvansYork St John University is proud to host a one day conference exploring representations of the city and urban spaces in literature and media. The city as a human institution has a long history;…

PhD Bursaries in Humanities and Social Sciences, Portsmouth University (15 January 2016)

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth is offering fully-funded PhD bursaries across the range of specialisms within three internationally-excellent research centres:http://www.port.ac.uk/fhssbursaries One of these centres, the Centre for Studies in Literature (CSL), has expertise in nineteenth-century, twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature and culture. Details of the research interests…

JOB: John G. Winant Associate Professorship in US Foreign Policy, Oxford University (21 January 2016)

The Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is one of the largest in the field in the UK. The department, in association with Nuffield College, now…

CFP: MA Conference ‘Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place’ (8 January 2016)

Our MA-level graduate conference “Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place,” taking place on April 2, 2016 in Leipzig (Germany) will investigate the construction, mediation, and representation of urban spaces and places on an interdisciplinary level. Proposals are due by January 8, 2016. Please find attached the complete call for proposals and the conference poster.…

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery Fellowships (15 February 2016)

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2016-2017 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections…

American Antiquarian Society Fellowships (15 January 2016)

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2016-17 visiting academic fellowships. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for peridos of one to two months. New among our fellowship offerings this year is the Alstott Morgan Fellowship, which, supports research on the history of education in nineteenth-century America, drawing on AAS’s unmatched collection of…