CFP: Symbolic Politics of Non-Representation in Contemporary Culture of Dissent

Workshop: Symbolic Politics of Non‑Representation in Contemporary Cultures of Dissent Deadline for Proposals: 07 September 2015 Date: 20–21 November 2015 Venue: University of Constance (Germany), Graduate School The Problem of the Real in the Cultures of Modernity With the so‑called Arab Spring and Occupy, but also with the US Tea Party and the German PEGIDA,…

JOB: Two Teaching Fellowships in American Literature, University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham seeks to appoint two teaching fellows in American Literature. The duration of the appointments will be 9 months, from 1 September 2015 to 30 June 2016. One post is in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Literature, and the other is in Contemporary Literature. For further details and the online application form, please see…

JOB: Vacancies at the US-UK Fulbright Commission

Programme Coordinator for the UK Scholar Programme, US-UK Fulbright Commission Part time (Maternity Cover) –salary circa £27,350 pro rata per annum Deadline for applications: Friday 10 July 2015 12:00 noon  Interview date: Wednesday 22nd July 2015 in London (Vauxhall area)An exciting opportunity to work in the field of international education and cultural exchange. The post holder…

JOBS: Hourly Paid Lecturers in Literature, University of Portsmouth

The School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies at the University of Portsmouth is seeking to appoint enthusiastic part-time staff in English Literature who have specialist knowledge and expertise to teach on units that include at least one of the following: Critical Theory, World Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Literature, Early Modern Literature, American…

JOB: Fixed Term Lecturer in American History (18th and 19th Century), University of Sussex

The Department of History at the University of Sussex wishes to make a fixed-term appointment for three years in American History. We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in the history of the United States. Preference may be given to candidates with specialism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The successful candidate will…