CFP: Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Panel, EAAS 2016

Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Call for Papers Conference of the European Association for American Studies, Constanta, Romania, 22-25 April 2016 This panel, organized by Gert Buelens (Ghent University) and Jude Davies (University of Winchester), will examine transatlantic literary representations of the rise of finance capitalism in and around the period, with a particular…

Cheney Fellowship in Culture, University of Leeds

Location:       Leeds – Main Campus Faculty/Service:        Faculty of Arts School/Institute:       Leeds Humanities Research Institute Category:       Research Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 10 Salary:         £38,511 to £69,427 Contract Type:  Fixed Term (6 months) Closing Date:   Tuesday 09 June 2015 Reference:      ARTLH1013 Cheney Fellowships Overview The Cheney Fellowships Scheme, funded through the generosity of Peter and Susan Cheney, is designed to…

JOB: 2X Lecturers (below the bar) in American Literature, University College Dublin

Applications are invited for two permanent appointments (one full-time, one 0.5) as Lecturer (below the bar) in American Literature, UCD School of English Drama and Film. Note: Successful applicants may be offered either a permanent full-time appointment or a permanent half-time appointment. It is envisaged appointments will commence 1 Sept. 2015. The appointed Lecturer(s) (BTB)…

JOB: Lecturer in American Cultural History, University of Manchester

Closing date : 07/06/2015 Interview date : 01/07/2015 Reference : HUM-06466 Faculty / Organisational unit : Humanities School / Directorate : School of Arts, Languages and Cultures Division : English, American Studies and Creative Writing Employment type : Permanent Location : Oxford Road, Manchester Salary : £34,233 – £37,394 per annum Hours per week :…

CFP: 2ND BrANCA Symposium: Keywords – Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Keywords Nineteenth-Century American Studies in the Twenty-First Century University of Warwick, 6-7 November 2015 Keynote Speaker: Susan Gillman (University of California, Santa Cruz) The second biennial BrANCA symposium aims to be a ‘state-of-the-field’ event that brings together researchers, writers, teachers and students to discuss the most pressing topics and concepts currently animating nineteenth-century American literary and cultural studies.…

CFP: Italian Society for American Studies Biennial Conference

The call for papers for the 23rd Italian Society for American Studies (AISNA) Biennial Conference is now open. The conference will be held in Naples on September 24th-26th 2015. The topic of the conference is “Harbors. Flows and migrations of peoples, cultures and ideas – The USA in/and the World.” Proposals for papers (max. 300 words) should be submitted,…

JOB: Lecturer in English (20TH/21ST Century), University of Exeter

The University of Exeter seeks to appoint a Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature). The post of Lecturer in English (20th/21st Century Literature) will contribute to extending the research profile of English at Exeter. Interests in cultural history, heritage, memory, or reception may be an advantage. This full time post is available from 1st September 2015 on a permanent…