CFP: British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 (1 September)

British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Panels at the BAAS/EAAS Joint Conference, London 2018 The British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists invites submissions to two panels to be submitted to the joint British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference, taking place in London, April 4-7 2018. More information on BrANCA and its activities can be found here: http://www.branca.org.uk/ 1. OPEN PANEL…

JOB: Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute (29 September)

Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute The University of Oxford is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic and leader to the Edward Orsborn Professorship and Directorship of the Rothermere American Institute. The successful candidate will be a scholar with an outstanding international reputation in the field of US Politics…

CFP: Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America (1 March 2018)

“Literature, Education and the Sciences of the Mind in Britain and America.” 17-18 July, 2018 – University of Kent Keynote Speakers: Professor Helen Small, Pembroke College, University of Oxford Professor Priscilla Wald, Duke University This conference aims to stimulate a wide-ranging discussion about the interactions between British and American literature, education, and the sciences of the mind between 1850-1950.…

CFP: Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches (21 September)

“Cold-War Home Fronts: Comparative Approaches”, University of Sheffield, 26-27 January 2018 Call for Papers For four decades after the end of the Second World War, competition between the socialist and capitalist blocs shaped international relations on a global scale. For the main protagonists, the USA, USSR, and their near neighbours in Europe, it was a deferred…

UEA Arts and Humanities/British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships 2017 (1 August)

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA invites potential applicants wishing to hold a Fellowship at UEA from autumn 2018 for three years to submit an outline application to the Faculty by 5pm on 1 August 2017. British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are designed to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research…

CFP: The USAbroad Journal

The USAbroad Editorial committee is pleased to announce that the call for submissions of articles is now open! The articles, written in English, should investigate any aspects of U.S. history and politics: social, economic and intellectual developments, relations of gender, race and class, foreign policy, international relations, history of policies and institutions. The journal pays…

CFP: The American Weird: Ecologies and Geographies (15 August)

The American Weird:  Ecologies & Geographies (Call for Papers) “The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.”  —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.”…

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation (13 October)

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation Friday 13 October 2017, 10.30 – 18.00 Starr Cinema, Tate Modern, London This landmark conference brings together artists, academics and curators from the UK and USA for a series of unique presentations and rich panel discussions that explore the art, artists and social histories featured in the…