REGISTRATION: Collaboration in America and Collaborative Work in American Studies, BAAS/HOTCUS Conference (26 November 2015)

Jointly organised by researchers at the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde Saturday 5th December 2015 Collaboration, n. United labour, co-operation; esp. in literary, artistic, or scientific work. Spec. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. (OED Online) From politics to culture, artistic creation to commercial production, civil disobedience to peaceful protest, collaboration is demonstrably of…

FUNDING: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship (23 November 2015)

Deadline extended: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship Application Deadline extended to November 23 , 2015The American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s first learned society, invites applications for its two-year Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship.The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, 18th- or 19th-century American history,…

FUNDING: PhD Studentship in Contemporary Literature, University College Cork (30 November 2015)

PhD Studentship/Research Assistant 2016-2018 (fees only) Closing date: 30th November 2015School: School of English College: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social SciencesResearch Area: Post-1900/Contemporary American Literature Applications are invited for a fixed-term studentship from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake PhD research in the School of English, in the subject area of post-1900/…

CFP: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights (7 December 2015)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights International Workshop University of Sussex School of History, Art History and Philosophy Sussex Centre for American Studies and Centre for German-Jewish Studies Brighton, 14–15 April 2016Until not long ago, the story of the African American civil rights movement has been told largely within…

Assistant Head, Eccles Centre for American Studies, Maternity Cover (2 November 2015)

  Vacancy Details Fixed Term Contract for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave The Assistant Head has significant responsibility for the initiation, development, management and delivery of the Eccles Centre’s programme of events and activities:As the Assistant Head, covering a period of maternity leave, you will work with established external and internal partners and identify and…

2 X Lectureships in History, Sheffield Hallam University (9 November 2015)

  Faculty of Development and Society 1 x Permanent 1 x Fixed-term for 2 years Full time The history group is part of the department of humanities and offers vibrant and inspiring courses and is committed to enhancing its internationally-recognised research profile. We have seen considerable expansion in student numbers in recent years and have…

2 X Lectureships in American History, Keele University (15 November 2015)

  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2 posts) Grade 7a: Starting salary £33,242 p.a. Grade 9: Starting salary £48,743 p.a Keele University seeks to appoint two posts with research and teaching interests in American History: one will be in nineteenth-century history; one will be in twentieth century history. For candidates with appropriate levels of…

Gender, Inequalities and Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British Universities (11 November 2015)

  Gender, Inequalities & Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British UniversitiesAn afternoon workshop exploring inequalities, recruitment and progression within History and U.S. studies. Date: 11 November 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Venue: School of History, Michael Sadler Building, Room 3.11. University of Leeds Sponsored by BAAS and the School of History at the University of Leeds this afternoon workshop brings Postgraduate and…