Events | “Health in American History”

Final information and program for the annual meeting of the Historians in the DGfA at Augustinerkloster Erfurt, May 3-5, 2024 Dear friends and colleagues,  We received so many excellent proposals that we ended up with a dense, yet also very exciting program, with Kathryn Olivarius from Stanford University as our keynote speaker. We are looking forward…

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Openings | “Two PhD Assistantships in English Literature” at Zurich University

60 % (salary according to canton regulations), initially limited to three years, start August 1, 2024 Deadline: March 31, 2024 Two PhD Assistantships in English Literature60 % The English Department of the University of Zurich invites applications for two Research and Teaching Assistantships in the field of English literature to begin on 1 August 2024.…

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Events | BLUE HUMANITIES – SUMMER SCHOOL

ScienceHumanities in association with Fiction Meets Science HWK Institute for Advanced Study (Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg) | Delmenhorst (Germany), June 3-7, 2024 Deadline: February 23, 2024 BLUE HUMANITIES – SUMMER SCHOOL SCIENCEHUMANITIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH FICTION MEETS SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL HWK Institute for Advanced Study (Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg) | Delmenhorst GERMANY MONDAY 3 JUNE – FRIDAY 7 JUNE 2024 The ScienceHumanities Summer…

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CfP | The Ruins of Empire: Postcolonial Hauntings

2024 Conference of the Postcolonial Narrations Postgraduate Forum | Augsburg, September 6-7, 2024 Deadline: May 19, 2024 Augsburg 2024: The Ruins of Empire: Postcolonial Hauntings 6th & 7th September 2024 The notion of ‘haunting’ connotes windswept houses tormented by ghosts and specters, forging a connection between an unresolved past, the troubled present, and imagined futures.…

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Openings | “Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in / Postdoctoral Research Associate” at Münster University

100% TV-L E 13, fixed term for four years, starts October 1, 2024 Deadline: March 22, 2024 45,000 students and 8,000 employees in teaching, research and administration, all working together to shape perspectives for the future – that is the University of Münster. Embedded in the vibrant atmosphere of Münster with its high standard of…

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Additional Fellowships | 3 Doctoral Grants and 7 Additional Doctoral Memberships at the Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) at Freie Universität Berlin

1,350 EUR per month, funding period of one year (2024-2025) Deadline: January 31, 2024 The Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) at Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for 3 doctoral grants with a funding period of one year (1,350 EUR per month, 2024-2025) as well as up to 7 additional doctoral memberships for candidates…

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CfP | Unveiling Untold Narratives: Rediscovering the Literary Legacy of Jewish Female Writers and Representations of Jewish Women by Female Writers from the 1700s to the 1920s

Special issue of Women’s Writing (Taylor & Francis), Guest-edited by Irina Rabinovich and Brygida Gasztold Deadline: February 28, 2024 Special issue of Women’s Writing (Taylor & Francis) Unveiling Untold Narratives: Rediscovering the Literary Legacy of Jewish Female Writers and Representations of Jewish Women by Female Writers from the 1700s to the 1920s Guest Edited by Irina Rabinovich and Brygida…

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CfA | Visiting Fellowships at the German Historical Institute Washington

Fellowships of 6-12 months | €2,400 for doctoral students, €3,400 for post-docs | start September 2024 Deadline: January 15, 2024 The German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) is now accepting applications for its long-term visiting fellow program. The fellowships will be granted for a period of 6 to 12 months in the following thematic areas: History of Knowledge; Migration,…

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Prizes | Research Society for American Periodicals Article Prize 2022-23

Deadline: December 22, 2023 Contact: James Berkey, jhb5255@psu.edu The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for its 2022-23 Article Prize. The prize is awarded to the best article on the subject of American periodicals published in a peer-reviewed academic journal between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2023. RSAP takes an expansive view of “periodicals” and will…

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Fellowships | Doctoral Program “American History – History of the Americas” at LMU Munich

Deadline: December 15, 2023 Doctoral Program „American History – History of the Americas“ (Class of Culture and History, Graduate School Language & Literature Munich, LMU Munich) The American History doctoral program of the Amerika-Institut at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) offers graduate students the opportunity to study major issues in the history, culture, media, politics, and society…

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CfP | From Body Hacking to Body Activism: Redefining Bodies in Digital Media

Interdisciplinary Symposium at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, June 6-7, 2024 Deadline: February 1, 2024  Call for Papers Prof. Dr. Heike Steinhoff (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)Prof. Dr. Katharina Vester (American University, Washington DC) From Body Hacking to Body Activism: Redefining Bodies in Digital Media Digital media has dramatically changed our understanding, knowledge, and experience of bodies. Body tracking apps and…

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Opening | Akademische*r Mitarbeiter*in (w/m/d) at Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA)

100% (or part-time), up to TV-L E14 (depending on qualification), indefinite position, starts September 1, 2024 Deadline: January 15, 2024 Am Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg ist zum 1. September 2024 folgende unbefristete Stelle zu besetzen: Akademische*r Mitarbeiter*in (w/m/d) Ihre Aufgaben: Zu den Dienstaufgaben der Stelle gehören überwiegend Aufgaben im Bereich…

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Events | Canadian Studies Colloquium

November 16, 2023, 9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m. via Zoom Registration: Canadian Studies Colloquium We are delighted to invite you to participate in our upcoming Canadian Studies Colloquium on November 16th from 9:30am – 4pm (CET) via Zoom, organized by the Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS). The…

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CfP | Orbit: A Journal of American Fiction

Special issue on Indigenous Speculative Fiction Deadline: November 30, 2023 https://orbit.openlibhums.org/news/655/ The various genres under the umbrella of speculative fiction – including but not limited to science fiction, fantasy, horror, and alternate history – have long been popular across diverse reading audiences. More importantly, authors have used these genres to provide thoughtful commentary about and…

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CfP | “LEAKAGE”

Inaugural Conference of stsing hosted by TU Dresden | March 19-22, 2024 Deadline: October 15, 2023 LEAKAGE Inaugural Conference of stsinghosted by TU Dresden | March 19-22, 2024 This conference inaugurates stsing e.V., an association (“Verein”) doing Science and Technology Studies (STS) in and through Germany, established in 2020. STS is an interdisciplinary field of…

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CfP | “1924-2024: The American Immigrant Narrative Revisited”

35th Biennial EAAS Conference | Munich, April 2-7, 2024 Deadline: September 3, 2023 PANEL CFP – the EAAS Digital Studies Network: Immigration, Technology, and American Society: Exploring the Digital Dimensions of Migration The panel on “Immigration, Technology, and American Society” as part of the EAAS Digital Studies Network aims to examine the multifaceted relationship between…

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