CFP: HELAAS Summer School (5 June)

Call for Participation The Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the kind contribution of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece is announcing the organization of the 3rd Summer School to take place in Thessaloniki, at Aristotle University (School of English premises; Faculty of Philosophy; 3rd floor)…

PhD Studentship “Overlapping Sovereignties and Treatied Space”, University of Hull (31 May)

To celebrate the University’s research successes, the University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarship or International Fees Bursary for candidates applying for the following project: ‘Overlapping Sovereignties and Treatied Space’ This studentship will start on 18th September 2017 A fully funded PhD bursary opportunity for a candidate with an interest in Native American Indian Studies,…

NOTICE: HOTCUS Elections

Each year, the existing steering committee members of the Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS) stand down. The vacant positions are then subject to a new nomination process. This year, three committee members will not be seeking re-election: ·      The Chair (Jonathan Bell) ·      The Events Secretary (Nick Grant) ·      One Postgraduate Secretary (Megan Hunt) Nominations…

American Political Pamphlets, 1920-1945, Sussex University and the British Library (1 June)

Collaborative Doctoral Project Studentship Sussex University and the British Library: American Political Pamphlets 1920-1945 (2017) The project: This project will draw on the British Library’s extensive holdings of American political pamphlets to study and contextualise the writing, printing, distribution and dissemination of political pamphlets produced in the years preceding and during the Second World War.…

STUDENTSHIP: Authority and Trust in American Culture, Society, History and Politics, University of Heidelberg (15 March)

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at Heidelberg University, Germany, invites applications for a Three-Year Position (Part-Time, 65%) (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020) in a Research Training Group (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg) on Authority and Trust in American Culture, Society, History, and Politics Funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), the interdisciplinary Training Group will focus…

ATDS Emerging Scholar Award (1 March)

ATDS EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD Call for Submissions Submissions Due: March 1 2017 The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS), in coordination with the Black Theatre Association (BTA), is pleased to announce its ninth annual emerging scholars “Curtain Up” ATHE panel. Papers submitted may treat any aspect of theatre, performance, and drama of the Americas, its…

PhD Studentships in African-American Studies, Northumbria University (20 January 2017)

Northumbria University invites applicants wishing to complete PhD dissertations relating to African-American political, social, or cultural activism in the post-1945 period and/or the history and cultures of the modern (post-1900) US South. It is particularly interested in projects that propose to adopt inter- or multi-disciplinary approaches. Further information can be found here: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=81633&LID=1151 and here:…

SUMMER INSTITUTE: Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories (31 December)

The COST Action “Comparative Analysis of Conspiracy Theories” (COMPACT) invites applications for a week-long Training School, “Conspiracy Theory – History and Culture,” which will be hosted by the University of Tübingen from July 31 to August 4, 2017. The Actions, which currently has over 120 members from 36 countries and over a dozen disciplines, aims…