JOB: 2 X Fixed Term Lectureships in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck College London

Applications are invited for two full-time, fixed-term (three years) Lectureships in Modern and Contemporary Literature in the Department of English and Humanities. These posts are offered in order to replace two staff members during a period of grant-funded leave. You will be involved in our lively research community and will make a contribution to the…

JOB: Chair in British and American Art Post 1800, University of Birmingham

The Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies invites applications for a Chair in British and American art, with a preference for candidates focusing on the period after 1800. The post is tenable from 1st September 2015. The Department is committed to the highest quality scholarship and research. Building on its successful REF2014 performance,…

REGISTRATION – In the Shadow of the Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Asssessment of Griffith’s Film

Registration is now open for the conference “In the Shadow of The Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Assessment of Griffith’s Film,” to be held at University College London, UK, on 25-27 June 2015. Organised by Melvyn Stokes and Iwan Morgan of UCL, it will focus particularly on resistance and opposition to the film. The…

CFP: Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Panel, EAAS 2016

Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Call for Papers Conference of the European Association for American Studies, Constanta, Romania, 22-25 April 2016 This panel, organized by Gert Buelens (Ghent University) and Jude Davies (University of Winchester), will examine transatlantic literary representations of the rise of finance capitalism in and around the period, with a particular…

Cheney Fellowship in Culture, University of Leeds

Location:       Leeds – Main Campus Faculty/Service:        Faculty of Arts School/Institute:       Leeds Humanities Research Institute Category:       Research Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 10 Salary:         £38,511 to £69,427 Contract Type:  Fixed Term (6 months) Closing Date:   Tuesday 09 June 2015 Reference:      ARTLH1013 Cheney Fellowships Overview The Cheney Fellowships Scheme, funded through the generosity of Peter and Susan Cheney, is designed to…

JOB: 2X Lecturers (below the bar) in American Literature, University College Dublin

Applications are invited for two permanent appointments (one full-time, one 0.5) as Lecturer (below the bar) in American Literature, UCD School of English Drama and Film. Note: Successful applicants may be offered either a permanent full-time appointment or a permanent half-time appointment. It is envisaged appointments will commence 1 Sept. 2015. The appointed Lecturer(s) (BTB)…

JOB: Lecturer in American Cultural History, University of Manchester

Closing date : 07/06/2015 Interview date : 01/07/2015 Reference : HUM-06466 Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing Employment type : Permanent Location : Oxford Road, Manchester Salary : £34,233 – £37,394 per annum Hours per week :…