CfP | “Academia on Screen: The World of Higher Education in Film and TV Series Across Cultures”

International conference at Passau University, March 20-21, 2025 Deadline: November 4, 2024 Academia on Screen: The World of Higher Education in Film and TV Series Across Cultures (March 20 & 21, 2025) This conference aims to explore the multifaceted portrayals of academia and academics in films and TV series, in both fictional and documentary modes,…

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CfP | “American (Anti-)Heroes”

18th issue of aspeers, the graduate-level peer-reviewed American studies journal Deadline: October 20, 2024 Call for Papers: aspeers, graduate-level peer-reviewed American studies journal Deadline: October 20, 2024 aspeers, the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe, calls for papers for its eighteenth issue by October 20, 2024. As…

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CfP | “The Beats, Radicalism, and the Bipolar World”

13th Annual Conference of the European Beat Studies Network at Hildesheim University, September 15-17, 2025 Deadline: October 15, 2024 Call for Papers The Beats, Radicalism, and the Bipolar World European Beat Studies Network 13th Annual Conference University of Hildesheim September 15-17, 2025 Organizers: Heike Mlakar, Florian Zappe, Tomasz Stompor, Alexander Greiffenstern Location: University of Hildesheim,…

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Nachruf auf Prof. Dr. Knud Krakau

Ein Gelehrter und ein Herr: Zum Tode von Knud Krakau (25. 06. 1934 – 16. 06. 2024) Am 16. Juni 2024 verstarb Knud Krakau, emeritierter Professor für Amerikanische Geschichte am John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien der Freien Universität Berlin, wenige Tage vor seinem 90. Geburtstag in Berlin. Die Nachricht von seinem Tode ist schmerzlich, doch…

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Call for Contributions | “The New American Antiquarian”

A new double-blind peer-reviewed (and fully indexed) journal in the field of early American studies Editors: Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich and Simeon Simeonov Website: The New American Antiquarian The New American Antiquarian is a new double-blind peer-reviewed (and fully indexed) journal in the field of early American studies. The mission of TheNew American Antiquarian (NAA), in brief, is to publish scholarship concerned…

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Events | “The Persistence of the Short Story: Traditions and Futures”

International symposium co-hosted by the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, the Society for the Study of the American Short Story, the American Literature Association, and the European Network for Short Fiction Research Mainz University, July 10–12, 2024 For more information, please visit: The Persistence of the Short Story: Traditions and Futures | Obama Institute…

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CfP | Metropolitan Museum Journal 

The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection Deadline: September 15, 2024 The Journal publishes Articles and Research Notes. Works of art from The Met collection should be central to the discussion. Articles contribute extensive and thoroughly argued scholarship—art historical, technical, and scientific—whereas Research Notes are narrower in scope, focusing on a specific…

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Events | “Ukrainian Refugees in Germany and the United States After Russia’s Invasion: Implications for Global Refugee Policy”

Interdisciplinary workshop at Passau University, June 28-29, 2024, supported by Stiftung Deutsch Amerikanische Wissenschaftsbeziehungen (SDAW) HYBRID, please register via Zoom for online attendance at https://uni-passau.zoom-x.de/meeting/register/u5YvduqgpjIoG9eFdpXPgxclDSyf4bi6UwTP More information and full program available here: https://sites.google.com/asu.edu/ukrainian-refugee-migration/home

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CfP | “Cineture: Cultural Negotiation Between Iran and the US Through Intermediality and Transmediality”

Special issue of CLCWeb Deadline: June 15, 2024 Cineture: Cultural Negotiation between Iran and the USthrough Intermediality and Transmediality Amid the current global pandemic, literature and film continue to serve as influential socio-cultural mediums connecting nations and their cultures. This special issue aims to foster cultural exchange between Iran and the United States, highlighting their…

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Openings | “Assistant Professor – Tenure Track” at Innsbruck University

Postdoctoral Associate (40 hours/week), initially limited to six years, starts February 1, 2025 Deadline: June 18, 2024 The Department of American Studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, has posted the following position: Postdoctoral Associate (40 hours/week), starting February 1st, 2025. The position is initially limited to six years. A qualification agreement may be offered.…

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CfP | “Towards Global Public Literary Humanities”

Special issue of Public Humanities (Cambridge University Press) Deadline: August 1, 2024 Call for Papers Special Issue: Towards Global Public Literary Humanities For Public Humanities (Cambridge UP) https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-humanities Edited by Tim Lanzendörfer and Pavan Malreddy (Goethe University, Frankfurt) The ongoing crisis of the humanities (Reitter and Wellmon 2021) has produced what Rachel Arteaga calls “an…

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Events | “Institutional Authority: Trust, Judgment, Value,”

International conference at Heidelberg University, June 10-12, 2024 The Research Training Group (Grako 2244): Authority and Trust in US Culture and Society is pleased to announce our international conference, “Institutional Authority: Trust, Judgment, Value,” June 10-12, 2024, hosted by the Heidelberg International Forum (IWH) and jointly organized with the Heidelberg Center for American Studies. “Institutional…

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CfP | Blackness and the Knowledges of Intersectionality

Special issue of RIAS Vol. 18, Fall-Winter (2/2025) Deadline: December 30, 2024 Blackness and the Knowledges of Intersectionality — RIAS Vol. 18, Fall-Winter (2/2025) (us.edu.pl) Blackness and the Knowledges of Intersectionalityedited by Nathalie Aghoro and Julia FaisstRIAS Vol. 18, Fall-Winter (2/2025)(Call open until December 30th 2024) As the Black Lives Matter movement has laid bare…

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Additional Fellowships | EAAS Postgraduate Travel Grants

Grant intended to cover round trip travel and some of the living expenses Deadline: May 31, 2024 NOTE: Please use the address aleksandra.izgarjan@ff.uns.ac.rs for all your questions regarding the Travel grant. Send your applications ONLY to this email address. Thank you! Postgraduate students in the Humanities and Social Sciences who are registered for a higher research degree…

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Events | “Civil War – Isolationism – Trumpism: Challenges to Democracy in American History and Politics”

Webinar organized by the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA), supported by the German Association for American Studies (DGfA) May 28, 2024, 6 p.m. Registration: Webinar-Registrierung – Zoom Description: Against the backdrop of present-day challenges to American democracy, this panel discussion will explore how the histories of sedition…

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CfP | “Humanities Bulletin Journal”

Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which features original studies and reviews in the various branches of Humanities, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Arts Deadline: April 25, 2024 Humanities Bulletin Journal – Call for papersSubmission Deadline: April 25, 2024Vol. 7, No. 1 – May, 2024 ISSN 2517-4266 Humanities Bulletin is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed Journal which…

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Openings | “2 Doctoral Researchers and 2 Postdoctoral Researchers for Freiburg ERC Project ‘Retelling and Repetition'”

Doctoral researchers: 65% TV-L E13, fixed term for four years, start October 1, 2024 Postdoctoral researchers: 100% TV-L E13, fixed term for two years, start October 1, 2024 Deadline: May 1, 2024 Based at the English Department of the University of Freiburg, the ERC Project (Consolidator Grant) “DERIVATE: “Retelling and Repetition: Towards a Literary History…

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CfP | “Representations of the New Right in Contemporary European and American Fiction”

Special issue of Comparative Literature Studies, guest edited by Lena Seauve (Freie Universität Berlin) Deadline: March 30, 2024 New Right movements have moved in recent years from society’s outer fringes into the political mainstream. Disciplines like political science and sociology have given extensive attention to the phenomenon of the New Right, but its representation in…

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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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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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