CFP: Two Centuries of Peacemaking: From The Peace Society to Martin Luther King (23 October 2015)

  Two centuries of peacemaking: From the Peace Society to Martin Luther King Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, with the Martin Luther King Peace Committee,June 7–8, 2016. 2016 is an anniversary year that serves as a useful marker for academics and activists to contemplate where we stand in our understanding of peace and how to achieve…

Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art (1 December 2015)

  The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce a new structure for its Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art. Starting in 2016-2017, three twelve-month fellowships will be awarded annually—one each at the predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior levels—to non-U.S. candidates who are researching American art or to U.S. scholars with an exceptionally…

CFP: Visible Hands: Markets and the Making of American Art (23 October 2015)

  The ‘invisible hand’ of the market, an idea first coined by enlightenment philosopher Adam Smith, has become a fundamental principle for advocates of free market capitalism. Smith’s famous turn of phrase disembodies the sensations of sight and touch, but by restoring their primacy in the workshop’s title, his metaphor acquires new possibilities for tracing…

European Journal of American Studies Senior Editor for History, Politics, IR and Social Sciences (19 October 2015)

  The European Journal of American Studies is the official journal of the European Association for American Studies, and can be accessed at http://ejas.revues.org The editorial team is led by three Senior Editors, one covering Literature, Culture and the Arts, one managing the Journal’s interests in History, Politics, Social Sciences and International Relations, and a third co-ordinating the…

EVENT: Annual Raymond Williams Lecture (21 November 2015)

  Annual Raymond Williams Lecture 2015 The Annual Raymond Williams Lecture is organised by the Raymond Williams Society (RWS). ‘Social Perspectives in Bad Times: Re-Reading Williams’s Modern Tragedy’ Susan Watkins, editor of New Left Review 21 November at 3pm Ruskin College, Oxford Please visit our website for more information: http://raymondwilliams.co.uk/the-raymond-williams-annual-lecture/ Or contact kristin.ewins@oru.se with any…

JOB: Assistant Professor in American Art and Visual Culture, Stanford University (15 October 2015)

  The Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in American art and visual and material culture.  Applications are especially welcome from scholars with expertise in Native American art, African American art, Latin American/ Latino/Chicano Art, and/or American art in a global context (for example,…

JOB: Lecturer in Twentieth and Twenty-First century American Literature, University of Southampton (17 October 2015)

  The Department of English at the University of Southampton invites applications for the post of Lecturer (Level 4) in in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature and Culture. This is a permanent, full-time position, available from 1 January 2016. English at Southampton comprises a varied and lively team of people whose teaching and research…

CFP: American Politics Group Annual Conference (30 October 2015)

  American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2016 ‘Looking Back at Obama’ Call for Papers The forty-second annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at the University of Reading (UK) from Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 January 2016. The keynote speaker will be…

FUNDING: Emily Dickinson Society Fellowships (15 January 2016)

  2016 Dickinson Scholar Award The Emily Dickinson International Society invites applications for the 2016 Dickinson Scholar Award, which supports new research on Dickinson. The project need not be devoted solely to Dickinson, but her work should be a substantial focus. The award of $2,000 may be used for any expense incurred to advance the…

JOB: Lecturer in English Language and Literature, University of Utrecht (20 September 2015)

  The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication at Utrecht University is seeking to appoint two full-time Associate Professors (UHD) who will contribute to the teaching and research activities of English Language and Literature, a subject area which is based in its own Section within the Department. ·       You will have expertise in any aspect of…