CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions (1 February 2016)

CFP: Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions, 23rd April 2016, York St John University Organisers: Dr Kaley Kramer & Dr Anne-Marie EvansYork St John University is proud to host a one day conference exploring representations of the city and urban spaces in literature and media. The city as a human institution has a long history;…

PhD Bursaries in Humanities and Social Sciences, Portsmouth University (15 January 2016)

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth is offering fully-funded PhD bursaries across the range of specialisms within three internationally-excellent research centres:http://www.port.ac.uk/fhssbursaries One of these centres, the Centre for Studies in Literature (CSL), has expertise in nineteenth-century, twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature and culture. Details of the research interests…

JOB: John G. Winant Associate Professorship in US Foreign Policy, Oxford University (21 January 2016)

The Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford is an internationally renowned centre of excellence for teaching and research. The study of these disciplines at Oxford has a long and distinguished history and the department is one of the largest in the field in the UK. The department, in association with Nuffield College, now…

CFP: MA Conference ‘Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place’ (8 January 2016)

Our MA-level graduate conference “Urban America: Mediating City Space as Place,” taking place on April 2, 2016 in Leipzig (Germany) will investigate the construction, mediation, and representation of urban spaces and places on an interdisciplinary level. Proposals are due by January 8, 2016. Please find attached the complete call for proposals and the conference poster.…

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery Fellowships (15 February 2016)

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2016-2017 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections…

American Antiquarian Society Fellowships (15 January 2016)

The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2016-17 visiting academic fellowships. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for peridos of one to two months. New among our fellowship offerings this year is the Alstott Morgan Fellowship, which, supports research on the history of education in nineteenth-century America, drawing on AAS’s unmatched collection of…

PhD Studentships at the JFK Institute, Berlin (31 January 2016)

On behalf of the director of the Graduate School of North American Studies, I would like to inform you that the Graduate School invites applications for 10 Doctoral Grants starting October 1, 2016. The School’s program is interdisciplinary in its approach and focuses on the social, economic and cultural changes impacting the United States and Canada…

Wolfsonian-Florida International University Fellowships (31 December 2015)

  The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic design of the period 1885-1945. The collection includes works on paper (including posters, prints…

REGISTRATION: Network of American Periodical Studies Symposium (18 December 2015)

  American into Periodical Studies British Library Conference Centre, 18th December, 2015 A one-day Periodical and American Studies Symposium, organised by NAPS (Network of American Periodical Studies) The first NAPS symposium explores and debates some of the theoretical, methodological and practical implications of the rise of periodical studies for American Studies. Papers analyse the publication, production,…