CFP: 2ND BrANCA Symposium: Keywords – Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Keywords Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century University of Warwick, 6-7 November 2015 Keynote Speaker: Susan Gillman (University of California, Santa Cruz) The second biennial BrANCA symposium aims to be a ‘state-of-the-field’ event that brings together researchers, writers, teachers and students to discuss the most pressing topics and concepts currently animating nineteenth-century American literary and cultural studies.…

CFP: Italian Society for American Studies Biennial Conference

The call for papers for the 23rd Italian Society for American Studies (AISNA) Biennial Conference is now open. The conference will be held in Naples on September 24th-26th 2015. The topic of the conference is “Harbors. Flows and migrations of peoples, cultures and ideas – The USA in/and the World.” Proposals for papers (max. 300 words) should be submitted,…

JOB: Lecturer in English (20TH/21ST Century), University of Exeter

The University of Exeter seeks to appoint a Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature). The post of Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature) will contribute to extending the research profile of English at Exeter. Interests in cultural history, heritage, memory, or reception may be an advantage. This full time post is available from 1st September 2015 on a permanent…

CFP: Literature Compass Journal

Literature Compass welcomes proposals for articles in all areas of American Literary Study. LICO is one of the largest electronic journals in literary studies with 18 international Section Editors and 140 Board members. The ideal Compass article offers a critical intervention in a field or sub-field, mapping its present state and plotting the direction our authors wish to take it in…

Network of American Periodical Studies

The Network of American Periodical Studies (NAPS) is a new research initiative, set up by Sue Currell at Sussex University and Victoria Bazin at Northumbria University, that aims to bring together scholars working on American periodicals (magazines, newspapers and other periodical publications) from any historical period. The network will promote and support scholarship and criticism…

PhD Studentship – Scotland and Slavery: Evidence from the Glasgow Museums

The University of Glasgow’s School of Humanities, in partnership with Glasgow Museums (Glasgow Life), are pleased to announce a three-year PhD studentship under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme (CDP), to begin 1 October 2015. This project will explore how the little-known and little-studied history of Glasgow’s and Scotland’s connections with plantation…