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…

Slavery’s Untold Stories in the Era of Trump and M4BL (27 October)

“U.S. Slavery’s Untold Stories in the Era of Trump and M4BL” Registration Open This one-day workshop will be held on Friday 27th October 2017 at the University of Liverpool, with support from the Royal Historical Society and the Centre for the Study of International Slavery. A link to the day’s timetable and registration can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/us-slaverys-untold-stories-in-the-era-of-trump-and-m4bl-tickets-37913722966

CFP: Edited Collection “Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture” (20 November)

Call for Papers: Edited Collection Surveillance, Architecture and Control: Discourses on Spatial Culture As our current political and cultural climate elucidates, the modern world has become increasingly fascinated by surveillance systems. Popular television series’ such as Westworld and The Handmaid’s Tale speak of our fears of being controlled by those watching us, whilst remastered movies such as Blade Runner 2049 harness…