JOB: Lecturer in American History and Culture, Canterbury Christ Church University (3 October)

Canterbury Christ Church University is looking for an American Studies scholar with teaching and research specialisms in modern and contemporary American history and culture, and especially the Civil Rights Movement. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and module leadership on a number of our existing undergraduate modules and assist in delivering and supporting a…

JOB: Associate Professor in North American History, London School of Economics (31 October)

This appointment is due to commence on 1 September 2017 The Department of International History at LSE is seeking to make an appointment in the history of North America and the World since 1776.  We are seeking exceptional candidates with outstanding research potential and a developing record of publications in North American history in an…

CFP: Special issue of European Journal of American Culture: Violence Interpreted (8 September)

Violence interpreted: Connections between the Violent Past of the United States and Conflict Today. Violent confrontations and racial discrimination have influenced the United States on multiple levels. At the beginning of the twentieth century the country confronted a wave of violent unrests that molded American society and prepared the ground for massive changes in political,…

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue (22 July)

CFP: Marilynne Robinson Special Issue The editorial committee of the Irish Journal of American Studies invites submissions for inclusion in a Special Issue of the journal on the work of Marilynne Robinson. To be published in Spring 2017, this Special Issue will explore the literary, historical, political, and religious contexts of Robinson’s writing, both fiction and non-fiction.…

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Society Conference (15 February 2017)

Migration, Diaspora, Circulation and Translation  October 5-7, 2017 University College Dublin, Clinton Institute for American Studies Dublin, Ireland A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society (www.brockdenbrownsociety.ucf.edu) Our conference site in Dublin calls to mind issues of migration, immigration, emigration, colonization, revolution, and other changes that result from the movement of people, ideas, and…

CFP: BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures’ (12 September)

CFP: Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation BAAS Panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ 5-7 July 2017, Newcastle, UK Contributions are invited for a BAAS panel at ‘English: Shared Futures,’ a large-scale conference spanning across the discipline. The panel ‘Writing Shared Futures: African American Literature and Racialisation’ will explore the significances of, and engagements…

REGISTRATION OPEN: Roll of Thunder Symposium (23-24 September)

Registration now open: Roll of Thunder symposium at Cambridge University Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th September 2016 (book for either or both days) Please join us for a special event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Mildred Taylor’s classic children’s novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Confirmed keynote speakers: Professor Michelle Martin, University of Washington…