EVENT: American Research Seminars, University of Leeds

  American Research Seminar Schedule University of Leeds Tuesday November 24th Kate Dossett (University of Leeds) The Gendered Work of History Making, LHRI Moveable Feast event School of English, 1:10-1:50 pm Wednesday December 9th Ann Schofield (University of Kansas) Respectability, Decadence, and the American Piano — 1880-1920 Room 3.11, Michael Sadler Building 4-6 pm Wednesday…

CFP: IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis (25 January 2016)

  IASPM UK and Ireland Biennial Conference: Popular Music: Creativity, Practice and Praxis University of Sussex and the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (Brighton), 8-10 September 2016 Creativity is clearly a vital aspect of popular music and one which may be understood from a variety of perspectives, for example those of educators, composers, musicians,…

FUNDING: Midlands 3 Cities PhD Studentships, American Literature, Nottingham Trent University (12 January 2016)

  AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU Arts and Humanities research students The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the Arts and Humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Leicester and De Montfort universities, provides research candidates…

JOB: Lecturer in American Film, King’s College London (2 December 2015)

The Department of Film Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at King’s College London is seeking to make an appointment at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Level (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor) to begin Autumn 2016. We aim to build on the department’s international reputation for teaching and research, to enhance current…

REGISTRATION: Collaboration in America and Collaborative Work in American Studies, BAAS/HOTCUS Conference (26 November 2015)

Jointly organised by researchers at the University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde Saturday 5th December 2015 Collaboration, n. United labour, co-operation; esp. in literary, artistic, or scientific work. Spec. Traitorous cooperation with the enemy. (OED Online) From politics to culture, artistic creation to commercial production, civil disobedience to peaceful protest, collaboration is demonstrably of…

FUNDING: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship (23 November 2015)

Deadline extended: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship Application Deadline extended to November 23 , 2015The American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s first learned society, invites applications for its two-year Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship.The APS seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of history of science, 18th- or 19th-century American history,…

FUNDING: PhD Studentship in Contemporary Literature, University College Cork (30 November 2015)

PhD Studentship/Research Assistant 2016-2018 (fees only) Closing date: 30th November 2015School: School of English College: College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social SciencesResearch Area: Post-1900/Contemporary American Literature Applications are invited for a fixed-term studentship from suitably qualified candidates who wish to undertake PhD research in the School of English, in the subject area of post-1900/…

CFP: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights (7 December 2015)

  CALL FOR PAPERS: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights International Workshop University of Sussex School of History, Art History and Philosophy Sussex Centre for American Studies and Centre for German-Jewish Studies Brighton, 14–15 April 2016Until not long ago, the story of the African American civil rights movement has been told largely within…