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…

Professor of American Studies (Political Culture and Political Theory), University of Groningen (23 February)

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen invites applications for the position of Full Professor of American Studies: Political Culture and Political Theory to strengthen the growing department. Job description The position involves: teaching – primarily – American Political Culture and Political Theory for the American Studies bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes, and…

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in English, Roehampton University (6 March)

Applications are invited for a full-time, without-term Lecturer/Senior Lectureship in English Literature. We are looking for suitably qualified candidates with research interests and teaching  experience in one or more of the following areas: Romanticism, American literature (particular expertise in African-American writing may be an advantage), ecocriticism or queer theory. If your specialism falls outside these…

CFP: Theorizing the Popular (17 March 2017)

Theorising the Popular Conference 2017 Liverpool Hope University, June 21st-22nd 2017 The Popular Culture Research Group at Liverpool Hope University is delighted to announce its seventh annual international conference, ‘Theorising the Popular’. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 conference aims to highlight the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well…

CFP: Trump’s America (10 March 2017)

Trump’s America Clinton Institute for American Studies University College Dublin 5-6 May 2017 Call for Papers This conference will examine the political and cultural significance of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, and consider the first 100 days of his administration. Speakers include: Robert Brigham (Vassar College), Scott Lucas (University of Birmingham/EAWorldview),…

CFP: Surveillance, Race, Culture (10 March 2017)

Surveillance, Race, Culture Call for Papers Dr Susan Flynn, University of Arts, London. s.flynn@lcc.arts.ac.uk Dr Antonia Mackay, Oxford Brookes University Oxford. antoniamackay@brookes.ac.uk Drawing on huge interest in the upcoming collection Spaces of Surveillance: States and Selves which is currently in press this new collection seeks to merge cultural explorations of surveillance with the issue of…

CFP: Postcolonial Studies Association Convention (28 February 2017)

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention School of Advanced Study, Senate House,University of London 18–20 September 2017 We are pleased to announce that the 2017 PSA Convention will be held at the School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London, from 18th to 20th September 2017. Paper and panel proposals are invited from academics, scholars and postgraduates with research interests in any area of…