Assistant Head, Eccles Centre for American Studies, Maternity Cover (2 November 2015)

  Vacancy Details Fixed Term Contract for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave The Assistant Head has significant responsibility for the initiation, development, management and delivery of the Eccles Centre’s programme of events and activities:As the Assistant Head, covering a period of maternity leave, you will work with established external and internal partners and identify and…

2 X Lectureships in History, Sheffield Hallam University (9 November 2015)

  Faculty of Development and Society 1 x Permanent 1 x Fixed-term for 2 years Full time The history group is part of the department of humanities and offers vibrant and inspiring courses and is committed to enhancing its internationally-recognised research profile. We have seen considerable expansion in student numbers in recent years and have…

2 X Lectureships in American History, Keele University (15 November 2015)

  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2 posts) Grade 7a: Starting salary £33,242 p.a. Grade 9: Starting salary £48,743 p.a Keele University seeks to appoint two posts with research and teaching interests in American History: one will be in nineteenth-century history; one will be in twentieth century history. For candidates with appropriate levels of…

Gender, Inequalities and Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British Universities (11 November 2015)

  Gender, Inequalities & Academic Careers: History, American Studies and British UniversitiesAn afternoon workshop exploring inequalities, recruitment and progression within History and U.S. studies. Date: 11 November 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Venue: School of History, Michael Sadler Building, Room 3.11. University of Leeds Sponsored by BAAS and the School of History at the University of Leeds this afternoon workshop brings Postgraduate and…

CFP: Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis (15 November 2015)

  Call for Papers Re-Queering the Nation: America’s Queer Crisis Special Issue of the European Journal of American Studies – Vol. 11, No. 3, 2016 LGBTQ social, cultural, and political issues have become a defining feature of twenty-first century American life, transforming on a national, international and transnational scale a number of institutions. With this…

John Carter Brown Library Fellowships (1 December 2015)

  The John Carter Brown Library (JCB), an independently funded institution for advanced research on the campus of Brown University, will award approximately forty residential fellowships for the year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. The Library contains one of the world’s premier collections of primary materials related to the discovery, exploration, and settlement…

Midlands 3 Cities Postgraduate Fellowships (12 January 2016)

  AHRC Midlands3Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The DTP is in the third of five years, awarding up to 89 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for…

JOB: Lecturer in English Literature, University of Hertfordshire (28 October 2015)

  Lecturer in English Literature School of HumanitiesSalary: £31,342 to £37,394 per annum depending on skills and experience Grade: UH7 Full time appointment working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) This is a fixed term contract for a period of three years The University of Hertfordshire seeks a keen and proactive Lecturer in English Literature to join…

CFP: Panel Proposal for BAAS/IAAS Conference – ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ (20 October 2015)

  CFP: ‘Digital Scholarship in American Studies’ BAAS 61 & IAAS 46 7-9 April 2016 Queen’s University Belfast Digital tools, digitized documents, and digital forms of presenting research have transformed the way that scholars of American literature, history and politics conduct and disseminate their work. To reflect these developments in the critical field, submissions are…