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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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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