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…

HOTCUS Prizes

HOTCUS would like to draw the attention of BAAS members to the following awards, which are now open for applications: The HOTCUS Article Prize, a new prize that will award £100.00 for the best article published by a HOTCUS member at any career stage during the 2016 calendar year. Closing deadline: 28 February 2017. For more information,…

Professor in International and American History, University of Warwick (14 February)

The Department of History at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint a full-time professor in the combined field of international history and the history of the United States. You will have demonstrable research interests connecting different, existing thematic areas of expertise in the Department: global and international history; conflict and violence; colonialism; and media…

Registration for BAAS Conference 2017 Open

Registration for 2017 BAAS Annual Conference Now Open The conference will take place 6-8 April 2017, at Canterbury Christ Church University Please visit www.canterbury.ac.uk/BAAS2017 for all details, including information on accommodation, how to get to Canterbury, and the draft programme for the conference, as well as how to register for both the conference and the banquet. If…

EVENT: ‘After the Long Poem’ (23 January 2017)

‘After the Long Poem’ a colloquium and poetry reading by Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Emerita Professor at Temple University) Institute for the Humanities, Floor 1, Lipman Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST 5.30-7.00 23 January, 2017 The seminar is FREE and open to all. In this colloquium, Professor Rachel Blau DuPlessis will be discussing…

CFP: Panel – Technes of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (12 January 2017)

Annual Conference of the French Association of American Studies (AFEA) University of Strasburg, France, 6-9 June 2017 Joint panel sponsored by A19 – L’Atelier xixe and BrANCA (British Association of Ninteenth-Century Americanists) Technès of Happiness in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction Thomas Constantinesco and Cécile Roudeau (Université Paris Diderot) The Declaration of Independence’s claim for the inalienable right of…

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:…

Associate Professor (or Professor) in North American Women’s History, Oxford University (19 January)

Oxford University is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in North American Women’s History from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Corpus Christi College. The combined salary will be in the range £45,562 – £61,179 p.a. plus additional…

CFP: British Group in Early American History Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, Aug/Sep 2017

BGEAH 2017: “Land and Water: Port Towns, maritime connections, and oceanic spaces of the early modern Atlantic World.” Call for Papers   The British Group of Early American Historians will hold its annual conference at the University of Portsmouth, 31 August – 3 September 2017. Drawing on Portsmouth’s historic significance as a port town this year’s…