EVENT: BrANCA Reading Group, University of Nottingham

  A reminder that the fourth British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists’ Reading Group will take place on September 18 at Nottingham University. The deadline for expressions of interest in PG student bursaries is 18 August. “Histories Of and In Nineteenth-Century American Literature” University of Nottingham 18 September 2015, 1.00-5.00pm Readings: John Neal, Rachel Dyer: A…

CFP: Edited Collection on ‘Spaces and Surveillance: States and Selves’

  Edited Collection: Spaces of Surveillance: States and Selves Editors Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts London Dr. Antonia Mackay, Oxford Brookes University & Goldsmiths, University of London Call for Chapters Proposals submission deadline: 1st November 2015 Notification of acceptance: 1st December 2015 Full chapters due: 1st April 2016 Planned submission: June 2016 Introduction…

CFP: International Arthur Miller Centennial Conference

  University of Extremadura, Cáceres,Spain November 19-21, 2015 Deadline for proposals: September 30, 2015 Plenary speakers: Christopher Bigsby (Director of the Arthur Miller Centre for American Studies, University of East Anglia, UK, pending confirmation); Matthew Roudané (Georgia State University), Félix Martín Gutiérrez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), and Ramón Espejo Romero (Universidad de Sevilla). The Department…

CFP: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of Birth of a Nation

  Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation The third and final symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation, takes place onFriday 13th November 2015 at the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: New Perspectives…

FUNDING: Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant

  The Terra Foundation for American Art in 2014 awarded the College Art Association (CAA) a major, three-year grant to administer an annual program to support book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art. This program, now in its second year, makes funds available to US and non-US publishers through the Terra Foundation for American Art International…

Fellowship: Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for a special year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Established as the Mellon Post-Dissertation Fellowship in 1998, the fellowship has been renamed in honor of John B. Hench, who retired…

JOB: Teaching Fellowship in North American History, University of Warwick

  Fixed term contract for 10 months.The Department of History seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in North American History. You will take seminars on the first-year undergraduate module ‘North America: Themes and Problems’ and you will convene, taking lectures and seminars, the second-year undergraduate module ‘Reform, Revolt and Reaction in the US’, for…