Lecturer in North American Literature, University of Birmingham (23 February 2017)

The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in North American Literature with effect from 1st September 2017. We seek an early career academic with a completed and successfully examined PhD, evidence of teaching experience, and a developing record of outstanding research that will complement and enhance existing Department strengths.  Expertise might include Canadian literature…

CFP: HOTCUS Annual Conference (4 February 2017)

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017 Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University) Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three…

Registration Open: Pocahontas and After

Registration is now open for Pocahontas and after: historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617-2017 at The British Library and the Institute of Historical Research, London.  March 16-18, 2017 Register and download the programme at the IHR website: http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/7284 A major international conference to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Pocahontas’ death.  Co-hosted by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library and…

Statement from the BAAS Executive Committee on Executive Order Restricting Entry into the United States

Statement from the BAAS Executive Committee on Executive Order Restricting Entry into the United States Members of BAAS are deeply alarmed by the recent Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump banning entry to the United States of people from seven majority-Muslim nations for a period of 90 days, the temporary suspension of the U.S…

CFP: Transatlantic Studies Association Annual Conference (3 February)

Transatlantic Studies Association 16th Annual Conference University College Cork, Ireland 10-12 July 2017 Call for Papers The TSA is a broad network of scholars who use the ‘transatlantic’ as a frame of reference for their work in political, economic, cultural, historical, environmental, literary, and IR/security studies. All transatlantic-themed paper and panel proposals from these and…

CFP: The Course of Empires: Italian-American Cultural Relations, 1770-1980 (1 March)

Call for Conference Papers The Course of Empires:  American-Italian Cultural Relations, 1770-1980 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. This international conference will examine the persistent fascination of American and Italian artists with the cultural achievements of ancient Rome and the Renaissance.  In creating national identities, both countries turned to history for similar reasons:  to find…

Visiting Researcher Stipends, The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter (10 February)

Call for Applications for Visiting Researcher Stipends at The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, University of Exeter http://www.bdcmuseum.org.uk/ The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum at the University Exeter, UK is both a public museum and a rich research resource for scholars of moving image history. The museum is named after the renowned filmmaker Bill Douglas and was…

Postdoctoral Fellow – Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation (17 February)

Postdoctoral Fellow – Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series 2017-18: Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford Grade 7: £31,076 – £38,183 p.a. This post arises from a grant awarded by the…

Senior Lecturer in American Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London (18 February)

Goldsmiths, University of London, is proud of its reputation for innovative and challenging thinking across its wide range of disciplines and for research-led teaching. With over 800 students at all levels and 45 established academic staff, the Department of English & Comparative Literature is one of the largest in Goldsmiths and hosts the Goldsmiths’ Writers’…