CFP: North American Women and World War One (31 July)

CFP: North American Women and World War One (November 4 2017) The University of Worcester’s annual Women’s History Conference seeks papers for this year’s event under the heading of: ‘North American Women and World War One’.  Send an abstract of 300 words to Dr Wendy Toon w.toon@worc.ac.uk by 31 July 2017. The United States entered World War One to make…

Lecturer in American Literature (Part Time, Fixed Term), University of Cork (22 June)

Specified Purpose Part-Time Post (0.5) (anticipated duration 2 Years) UCC wishes to appoint an experienced academic to the role of Lecturer in American Literature. Reporting to the Head of the School of English, the Lecturer will have responsibility for teaching and research in the area of American Literature. The Lecturer will co-ordinate and deliver undergraduate…

Time Machines: The Past, the Future and How Stories Take Us There (27 May – 3 September)

Time Machines – the past, the future, and how stories take us there 27 May – 3 September 2017 Palace Green Library, Durham University How big is time? And what will the future be like? Time is something humans have always tried to measure, conceptualise and understand. Visitors to a new exhibition at Durham University’s…

Lecturer in American Literature in English to 1900, University College London (30 June)

The Department of English Language and Literature invites applications for a full-time, open-ended Lectureship in American Literature in English to 1900. The successful candidate will have a proven record of high-quality research and publication in some field of pre-twentieth-century American literature in English.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of the Department’s second…

Lecturer in American Literature (Fixed Term), University of Kent (25 June)

The School of English wishes to appoint a Lecturer in American Literature for one year and are seeking a colleague with experience in teaching at University level and someone who will contribute to the School’s undergraduate curriculum in American Literature by teaching seminar groups, offering lectures, and acting as a module convener for our Stage…

EBAAS 2018: Call for Papers

EBAAS 2018 Call for Papers The 32nd European Association for American Studies and 63rd British Association for American Studies Conference 4-7 April 2018 King’s College London, University College London and the British Library Keynote Speakers: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Temple University), Jo Gill (University of Exeter), Pekka Hämäläinen (University of Oxford) Proposals are welcomed on any subject…

REGISTRATION: The American New Wave: A Retrospective (June 27)

Registration still open until June 27! The American New Wave: A Retrospective Bangor University 4-6 July 2017 Sponsored by the British Association for American Studies and US Embassy Keynote speakers Professor Robert Kolker (University of Maryland) Professor I.Q. Hunter (De Montfort University) Professor Linda Ruth Williams (University of Southampton) Peter Krämer (University of East Anglia)…

Queer Subjects and the Contemporary United States (5 August)

Queer Subjects and the Contemporary United States A one-day colloquium hosted by the School of Art, Media, and American Studies 5th August 2017 9am-6pm University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, U.K. Keynote: Sam McBean (Queen Mary, University of London) queersubjectsblog.wordpress.com Recent upheaval from the Trump administration’s policy-making in the United States has seen the…

Registration open: Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000 (10 May)

Registration is now open for Special Relationships: Poetry Across the Atlantic Since 2000, a one-day symposium be held at Oxford University on May 19. A draft programme can also be accessed via the symposium website, www.poetrysince2000.wordpress.com. The £15 registration fee includes lunch, refreshments, and a wine reception, and will close on May 10.  The symposium aims to consider some of the ways in which poets’ ideas…