INTERNSHIP: Exploring American Foreign Policy Resources at the British Library

The Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, in partnership with Research Councils UK, is looking to recruit an intern to develop a resource that will enable researchers to get the most out of the British Library’s collections related to American foreign policy. The resource could take the form of bibliographies, case studies,…

NEWS: Journal of American Studies

NEWS: JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES The table of contents for the July 2015 issue of the Journal of American Studies can be found here. Topics covered include the optics of 9/11 photography, Breaking Bad, election campaigns on screen, and blues and the patent medicine show. If you wish to be informed by email when each issue…

FELLOWSHIP: Eccles British Library Writer in Residence

FELLOWSHIP: ECCLES BRITISH LIBRARY WRITER IN RESIDENCE The Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award 2016 is an award of £20,000 aimed at authors resident (for the year of residency at least) in the United Kingdom whose subject matter relates to the USA, Canada and/or the Caribbean. The award is not restricted to British nationals but is aimed at works written in the…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in American Studies, University of Manchester

  Closing date : 03/08/2015 Reference : HUM-06846 Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing Employment type : Fixed Term Duration : from 01/09/2015 until 31/07/2016 Location : Oxford Road, Manchester Salary : £34,233 per annum Hours per week : Full time The University of Manchester is looking…

JOURNALS: European Journal of American Studies, Senior Editor for History, Politics, IR and Social Science

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…

JOB: Curator: Americas, British Museum

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Americas Section within the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas and work in a dynamic and world-renowned setting.  The British Museum is seeking a Curator: Americas with a specialisation in at least one sub region of North America. They will be responsible for the curation, development,…

JOB: Teaching Fellow in Modern English and American Literature, University of Reading

  Start date: 1 September 2015 Interview date: 11 August 2015 Post type: Full-time(1.00FTE)/Fixed term for two years Grade: 6The Department of English Literature at the University of Reading is looking to appoint a teaching Fellow in Modern English and American Literature. The successful candidate will teach on a number of courses and modules at undergraduate level, with special…