CFP: Prohibition: Responses from the Humanities and Social Sciences (15 January 2016)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: BRITISH ACADEMY/UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK WORKSHOP Prohibition Responses from the Humanities and Social Sciences Wednesday 23 March, 2016 Keynote lecture: Dr Benjamin Smith Department of History, University Of Warwick ‘The Year Mexico Legalised Drugs’ This workshop is a cross-disciplinary forum for humanities and social science scholars to discuss issues raised by the…

CFP: SHAFR-TSA Summer Institute in the Netherlands (10 January 2016)

2016 SHAFR-TSA SUMMER INSTITUTE IN THE NETHERLANDS  “Culture, Propaganda, and Intelligence in Foreign Relations” The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), in partnership with the Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA), invites proposals for the SHAFR Summer Institute, to be held in the summer of 2016 in the Netherlands. The Institute will be timed so that…

JOB: Reader/Professor in American Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University (21 December 2015)

  Applications are invited for the post of Reader/Professor in American Studies. We are looking for an exceptional scholar and academic leader to lead and develop our American Studies programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and develop our research capacity as we approach REF2020. The Role The post holder will be required to provide…

Call for Applicants: Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships, University of Exeter (15 January 2016)

  The University of Exeter (Department of English) invites expressions of interest from post-doctoral researchers considering making an application for the 2016/17 Early Career Fellowships scheme. For further details, see: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/research/fellowships/leverhulme/. For information about the department and staff profiles see: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/english/

EVENT: American Research Seminars, University of Leeds

  American Research Seminar Schedule University of Leeds Tuesday November 24th Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) The Gendered Work of History Making, LHRI Moveable Feast event School of English, 1:10-1:50 pm Wednesday December 9th Ann Schofield (University of Kansas) Respectability, Decadence, and the American Piano — 1880-1920 Room 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 4-6 pm Wednesday…

CFP: IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis (25 January 2016)

  IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis University of Sussex and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton), 8-10 September 2016 Creativity is clearly a vital aspect of popular music and one which may be understood from a variety of perspectives, for example those of educators, composers, musicians,…

FUNDING: Midlands 3 Cities PhD Studentships, American Literature, Nottingham Trent University (12 January 2016)

  AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU Arts and Humanities research students The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the Arts and Humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Leicester and De Montfort universities, provides research candidates…

JOB: Lecturer in American Film, King’s College London (2 December 2015)

The Department of Film Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at King’s College London is seeking to make an appointment at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Level (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor) to begin Autumn 2016. We aim to build on the department’s international reputation for teaching and research, to enhance current…