STUDENTSHIP: PhD GTA in Modern History, University of Reading

Applications are invited for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) in modern history. The successful applicant will register for a PhD on a topic of her or his own choice, but one which must fall broadly within one of the following areas: Darwinism, eugenics, race, birth control, or infanticide. The successful candidate will work under the…

JOB: Hourly Paid Teaching Assistant (North American/Atlantic History), University of The Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) provides university-level education through a unique partnership of thirteen colleges and research institutions located throughout the Highlands & Islands. The Centre for History, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), seeks to employ a Teaching Assistant on a fixed contract for a maximum of…

JOB: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies (History/Literature), University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Studies – specialising in either the history of the United States or American Literature post-1850. A PhD with an established research profile and teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in one or both subjects are essential requirements for this role. You…

JOB: Visiting Professor in American Government, Oxford University

Oxford University invites applications for the John G Winant Visiting Professorship of American Government. The Professor will be expected to contribute to teaching and lecturing in the field of American Government, and will contribute to the intellectual activity of the Rothermere American Institute, South Parks Road, Oxford (http://www.rai.ox.ac.uk/). Teaching will normally take the form of…

REGISTRATION: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of the Birth of a Nation

The second symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation takes place on May 28-29 at the Whitworth Art Gallery of the University of Manchester. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: Regions, Nations and the Transnational’ the focus will be on domestic and…

JOB: 2 X Fixed Term Lectureships in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck College London

Applications are invited for two full-time, fixed-term (three years) Lectureships in Modern and Contemporary Literature in the Department of English and Humanities. These posts are offered in order to replace two staff members during a period of grant-funded leave. You will be involved in our lively research community and will make a contribution to the…

JOB: Chair in British and American Art Post 1800, University of Birmingham

The Department of Art History, Film and Visual Studies invites applications for a Chair in British and American art, with a preference for candidates focusing on the period after 1800. The post is tenable from 1st September 2015. The Department is committed to the highest quality scholarship and research. Building on its successful REF2014 performance,…

REGISTRATION – In the Shadow of the Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Asssessment of Griffith’s Film

Registration is now open for the conference “In the Shadow of The Birth of a Nation: A Centennial Assessment of Griffith’s Film,” to be held at University College London, UK, on 25-27 June 2015. Organised by Melvyn Stokes and Iwan Morgan of UCL, it will focus particularly on resistance and opposition to the film. The…