JOB: Lecturer in US Politics, Queen Mary University of London (3 April 2016)

The School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce that we are seeking to appoint an exceptional scholar to take up the position of Lecturer in US Politics from September 2016. Internationally recognised for its commitment to high quality research, the School strives to combine efficient organisation with a…

CFP: Dandelion Journal Special Issue on Nostalgia (20 April 2016)

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue. Nostalgia is a ubiquitous presence in contemporary culture. Images and fantasies of the past permeate cultural and political discourses: from the mediated recycling of retro culture and popular history, to nostalgia as a method of political renewal (for example, Donald Trump’s…

CFP: Radical America: Revolutionary, Dissident and Extremist Magazines (25 March 2016)

For the second Network of American Periodicals Symposium (NAPS see https://periodicalstudies.wordpress.com) we are seeking papers that discuss American magazines’ political radicalism and dissidence; experimentalism; marginality; extremism; avant-gardism. Topics to be addressed might include the hand-printed, mimeographed, photocopied, homemade, short-lived, minority, dissident, banned, objectionable, radical, tasteless, amateur, arty, communist, fascist, sectarian, or religious magazines, usually found discarded in the…

STUDENTSHIPS: PhD Studentship in Atlantic Literary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, Northumbria University (18 March 2016)

Northumbria’s vibrant nineteenth century studies research group is part of the new Institute of the Humanities, an initiative that brings together a range of disciplines to foster collaboration, innovation and cross-fertilisation. This research project reflects an interest in interdisciplinarity and transnational culture through a focus on literature in a global context.  It seeks to consider…

REGISTRATION OPEN: Mothering Slaves Conference

All are welcome to attend our forthcoming AHRC-funded ‘Mothering Slaves’ conference at the University of Reading, 19-21 April 2016. A complete programme can be accessed via the following link: https://research.ncl.ac.uk/motheringslaves/events/reading/programme/ If you would like to register for the conference (please note that all speakers and chairs are already registered and don’t need to do this…

EVENT: BGEAH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop in Early American History (11 March)

BGEAH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop in Early American History Institute of Historical Research, London Friday 11 March 2016 This day-long workshop for postgraduate researchers and early career academics working on any facet of American or Atlantic history from the seventeenth century through the early national period invites them to discuss their ideas among their…

STUDENTSHIPS: PhD Studentships at Northumbria University (18 March 2016)

The American Studies programme at Northumbria wishes to support innovative multi- and interdisciplinary PhD dissertations relating to any aspect of US history, literature, politics and culture from the Early Republic to the Present Day. With an internationally acclaimed team of scholars from a variety of disciplines working together under the umbrella of the newly established…

JOB: Lecturer in the History of the Atlantic World, c. 1500 to 1800, Royal Holloway, University of London (1 April 2016)

Candidates are invited for the post of Lecturer in the History of the Atlantic World, c.1500 to c.1800. Applicants with research specialisms in any one or more of the geographical regions constituting the Atlantic World – including North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, West Africa and maritime Europe – are welcome. Preference may be given to candidates…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Politics, Royal Holloway University of London (1 April 2016)

Applications are invited for the post of Reader in Politics/Senior Lecturer in Politics/Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations. The Department of Politics and International Relations is a dynamic, outward-looking and friendly department, ranked in the top 10 UK Politics departments for ‘research intensity’ (Time Higher Education, 2015). We welcome candidates…