CFP: Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis (15 November 2015)

  Call for Papers Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis Special Issue of the European Journal of American Studies – Vol. 11, No. 3, 2016 LGBTQ social, cultural, and political issues have become a defining feature of twenty-first century American life, transforming on a national, international and transnational scale a number of institutions. With this…

John Carter Brown Library Fellowships (1 December 2015)

  The John Carter Brown Library (JCB), an independently funded institution for advanced research on the campus of Brown University, will award approximately forty residential fellowships for the year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. The Library contains one of the world’s premier collections of primary materials related to the discovery, exploration, and settlement…

Midlands 3 Cities Postgraduate Fellowships (12 January 2016)

  AHRC Midlands3Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The DTP is in the third of five years, awarding up to 89 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for…

JOB: Lecturer in English Literature, University of Hertfordshire (28 October 2015)

  Lecturer in English Literature School of HumanitiesSalary: £31,342 to £37,394 per annum depending on skills and experience Grade: UH7 Full time appointment working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) This is a fixed term contract for a period of three years The University of Hertfordshire seeks a keen and proactive Lecturer in English Literature to join…

CFP: Panel Proposal for BAAS/IAAS Conference – ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ (20 October 2015)

  CFP: ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ BAAS 61 & IAAS 46 7-9 April 2016 Queen’s University Belfast Digital tools, digitized documents, and digital forms of presenting research have transformed the way that scholars of American literature, history and politics conduct and disseminate their work. To reflect these developments in the critical field, submissions are…

CFP: Network of American Periodical Studies Roundtable, BAAS/IAAS 2016 (23 October 2015)

  NAPS Roundtable: Reading Periodicals: Visual and Verbal Conjunctions British Association of American Studies, Conference 7-9th April, 2015, Queen’s University Belfast. Anne E. Carroll has described the relation between written and visual materials in periodicals in terms of ‘dynamic conjunctions’. According to Carroll, meanings are produced through the multimedia format of periodical publication. This roundtable…

CFP: American Literature Association – Louisa May Alcott Society (20 January 2016)

  Louisa May Alcott Society – Call for Papers American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, San FranciscoRepresentations of Teaching and Learning in Alcott As attested to by her essay, ‘Recollections of my Childhood’, Alcott’s ideas of education were always caught between the innovative techniques but formal structure of ‘my father’s school’ and the more…