CFP: LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” (1 December)

LIT-TV: A Two-Day Symposium Exploring Contemporary US Television and “the Literary” Organisers: Dr Arin Keeble (Edinburgh Napier) and Dr Sam Thomas (Durham). Keynote: Professor Stephen Shapiro (Warwick University) We are seeking proposals for a symposium to be hosted by the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University on May 5-6, 2018. Contemporary US…

Job: Professor of English and of African American Studies, Yale (15 November)

The Departments of African American Studies and English at Yale University seek to hire a scholar of Anglophone Caribbean literatures in a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, as commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.  The appointment will carry full membership in both departments.  Field specialization may include candidates whose work places…

Job: Assistant Professor of Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone Literatures, University of Toronto (31 October)

The Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Global Anglophone Literatures. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2018. All candidates with research and teaching expertise in twentieth-century and contemporary…

Funding: PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2018, Newcastle University (10 January 2018)

AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering fifty PhD studentships for 2018 entry. The Partnership brings together the cutting-edge expertise and exceptional resources of Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s University Belfast and their strategic partners. Northern Bridge students benefit from supervision, training and development of the highest quality, tailored to the needs of twenty-first-century…

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 (15 November 2017)

Conference Travel Grants for EBAAS2018 The British Association for American Studies and the European Association for American Studies are pleased to announce that travel grants are available for the 2018 EBAAS conference in London. Applicants who fall into any of the below categories are eligible to apply: postgraduate students early career scholars scholars from countries with…

Job: Chair/Professor of Area Studies, University of East Anglia (20 October)

Summary http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BEG270/chair-professor-of-area-studies/ Faculty of Arts and Humanities A competitive salary package is available for an outstanding candidate The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA is seeking to appoint a new Chair/Professor of Area Studies to provide academic leadership in this interdisciplinary field ensuring an integrated development of research, looking towards REF2021 and beyond. An…

CFP: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory (12 January 2018)

Conference: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory  Call for Papers Venue: Institute of the Americas, UCL Date: 21-22 June 2018  Focusing on the experience of the Americas, and in light of the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, this conference analyses the impact, legacies and memories of that exceptional year. 1968 witnessed a number of dramatic…

Events: Tate Modern

Tate Modern – Events Artist’s Talk: Stan Douglas 25 October 2017, 18.30-20.00, Starr Cinema, Tate Modern Based in Vancouver, the Canadian artist Stan Douglas is celebrated for compelling films, photographs and installations that examine forms of storytelling, and question the division between fact and fiction. The event takes places ahead of a new exhibition at Victoria…