PhD Studentships in Black Public Humanities, University of Delaware (1 January 2017)

As a commitment to diversifying the professoriate, University of Delaware is happy to offer several competitive English and History graduate applicants interested in interdisciplinary work in the Black public humanities five-year $25,000 fellowships with an additional $4,500 in summer funding, and extremely generous yearly  professional development funds for training in digital humanities and in archives,…

CFP: Special Issue: ‘Transatlantic Franzen’ (1 December 2017)

Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations   Transatlantic Franzen The journal Symbiosis (http://www.symbiosistransatlantic.com/) invites articles of 5,000 to 7,000 words for a special issue on Transatlantic Jonathan Franzen, to appear in October 2018. While the following list is not prescriptive, articles may, for example, offer comparative analyses of Franzen’s…

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise (9 November 2016)

Frank O’Hara: In the Heart of Noise WORDS AT KINGS PLACE Spoken Word / Wednesday, 9 November 2016 – 7:30pm / Hall One Online Price: £14.50 | Savers £9.50* Billie Holiday/Mal Waldron Left Alone Billie Holiday/Herbie Nichols The Lady Sings the Blues Bill Carey/Carl Fischer You’ve Changed Rachmaninov Prelude in E flat, Op. 23, No. 6 Ned Rorem Poulenc Poulenc Sonata for flute and piano Ravel La…

MOOC: Introducing ‘The American South’ (31 October 2016)

Introducing ‘The American South’: A Free Online Course from the Institute of Humanities at Northumbria University On October 31st 2016, join over 4600 learners across the world and begin a unique, five-week online education experience. Encouraged to ponder all things southern – from Martin Luther King, Jr. to the mint julep – learners will explore this most…