Opening: Tenure-Track Professorship of North American History

Faculty of Humanities, History Department, Contemporary History Section at the University of Tübingen Deadline: May 27, 2022 English version below An der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Tübingen ist im Seminar für Zeitgeschichte zum 01.10.2022 die Tenure Track-Professur für Nordamerikanische Geschichte (m/w/d) zu besetzen. Die Inhaberin oder der Inhaber der Tenure Track-Professur soll das Gebiet der…

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Call for Contributions: “Food, Fatness and Fitness – Critical Perspectives”

Food is everywhere because everybody has to eat. At the same time, food is political: specific foods and ways of eating are connected to particular socio-economic structures and have become prime markers of social distinction. Because food nourishes our bodies, food is also directly associated with our bodies’ health, with our fitness and/or our fatness.…

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Call for Contributions: “Teach-In #3: Invisible Man at 70: Keywords for Teaching Ellison’s Classic Today”

Doing│Teaching American Studies Series | Thursday, June 2, 2022, 7:30 PM, online Deadline (short abstract): May 9, 2022 “I was to dream of a prose which was flexible, and swift as American change is swift, confronting the inequalities and brutalities of our society forthrightly, yet thrusting forth its images of hope, human fraternity and individual…

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CFP: “Technologies of the Human: Assembling the Subject of Rights”

Special Issue of Literature Deadline (abstracts): May 1, 2022 Technologies of the Human: Assembling the Subject of Rights Rights discourses have become a primary “technology” of the human, across the globe. That is to say, we recognize others, as human beings, through an international language of rights and the institutions and infrastructures that disseminate it,…

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Opening: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Anglophone Cultural Studies at the University of Vienna

Deadline: March 15, 2022 Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes. We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society. We strive…

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CfP: Refractions of Mass Culture: Modernist Print Media and the Logic of Multiplication

Two-day symposium of the American Studies division at Leibniz University of Hannover | September 22-23, 2022 Deadline: April 15, 2022 Modernist print media tended to insist on being different from mass-oriented publications that surrounded them in the public sphere, even where they drew on them. Yet, as much recent scholarship has shown, avant-garde publications and…

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CfP: Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies

November 17-19, 2022 | Amerikahaus Munich, Germany Deadline: March 15, 2022 Call for PapersPlaying the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American StudiesNovember 17-19, 2022Amerikahaus Munich, Germany “Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies:…

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Call for Contributions: Original Lyric Poetry

Special Issue of Amerikastudien / American Studies | Capitalist Crisis Poetry: Neoliberalism and the 21st Century Lyric Deadline: March 1, 2022 – Special Issue: Amerikastudien | American Studies –  Call for Contributions: Original Lyric Poetry       Capitalist Crisis Poetry:Neoliberalism and the 21st Century Lyric Editors: Stefan Benz (Universität Bonn), Marcel Hartwig (Universität Siegen), Hannah Schoch (Universität…

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Opening: W2 Universitätsprofessur für Anglistische oder Amerikanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft | University of Hamburg

Deadline: March 24, 2022 W2 Universitätsprofessur für Anglistische oder Amerikanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft an der Universität Hamburg, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. Bewerbungsschluss 24.3.2022, Dienstbeginn: schnellstmöglich. Aufgabengebiet Vertretung der Fächer Anglistik (Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft) oder Amerikanistik (Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft) in Lehre und Forschung in ihrer ganzen Breite. Ein transatlantischer oder anglophoner Forschungsschwerpunkt ist erforderlich. Von den…

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Opening: 2 Assistantships (60%) in North American and General Literature at the University of Basel

Deadline: May 2, 2022 2 Assistantships (60%) in North American and General Literature As of August 1, 2022, the Department of English at the University of Basel is looking for two 60% assistants in North American and General Literature (with Prof. Philipp Schweighauser). You will work in a vibrant and research-active department. The conditions of…

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CfP Reminder: “Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies”

AMERIKAHAUS MUNICH, GERMANY | NOVEMBER 17-19, 2022 DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2022 “Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies: https://playingthefieldeu.wordpress.com/. The conference aims at examining the environments that video games affect and are impacted by. It…

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Call for Papers: “Laura E. Richards’ Children’s Poems”

Special Issue of EJAS / European Journal of American Studies Deadline for abstracts: March 31, 2022 Call for Papers— Special Issue EJAS / European Journal of American StudiesLaura E. Richards’ Children’s Poems Co-edited by Etti Gordon Ginzburg (Oranim College, Israel) andVerena Laschinger (University of Erfurt, Germany)Contact email: yeginz@gmail.com and verena.laschinger@uni-erfurt.de Deadline for abstract submissions: March 31, 2022Deadline for final…

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Call for Papers: “Rigging the System – Righting the System: Dimensions of a constitutional, political and societal crisis in the United States (ecpr.eu)“

Section of the ECPR General Conference 2022 | University of Innsbruck, Austria | August 22-26, 2022 Deadline: February 16, 2022 We, Roland Lhotta, Jared Sonnicksen and Julia Simon, are happy to announce that we will be organizing the Section “Rigging the System – Righting the System: Dimensions of a constitutional, political and societal crisis in the United States (ecpr.eu)“…

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Call for Papers: COPAS 23.2 “Reading (in) American Studies”

Deadline for abstracts: March 18, 2022 Please find below our current CfP for the next thematic issue of Current Objectives in Postgraduate American Studies (COPAS). With our guest editors Selina Foltinek, Mascha Lange, and Florian Zitzelsberger, we invite proposals on the topic of “Reading (in) American Studies.” As always, we are dedicated to publishing the work of…

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Call for Papers: Special Issue “New Perspectives on Pop Culture” of the journal Arts

Deadline: March 1, 2022 Dear Colleagues, Popular culture has long been identified either as the expression of working class or common folk or as the lowly substratum of an idealized high culture; thus, the emergence of a media-crossing pop aesthetic in the 1950s marked the beginning of a whole-scale social and cultural transformation. As an…

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Openings: Various positions in research training group “Contradicition Studies” at the University of Bremen

Deadline: February 15, 2022 The newly established interdisciplinary research training group “Contradiction Studies – Constellations, Heuristics and Concepts of the Contradictory” at the University of Bremen, Germany, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), advertises: 12 positions for doctoral researchers / PhD candidates (f/m/d)salary group 13 TV-L / 75%; 1 position as postdoctoral researcher (f/m/d),…

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Call for Papers: “Embodiments of Truth? An Intersectional Approach”

University of Erfurt | July 14th-15th, 2022 Deadline: February 28, 2022 This workshop is convened by the research group “Praxeologies of Truth.” We regard truth as a performative and as a social operator, observable in scenarios that foreground the embodied relationalities of a set of actors and their communicative practices. The workshop seeks to examine…

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Opening: PhD position in the Emmy Noether Research Group “Hollywood Memories: Cinematic Remaking and the Construction of Global Movie Generations” | Leibniz University Hannover

Deadline: January 31, 2022 Leibniz University Hannover invites applications for the position of Research Assistant (m/f/d) at the English Department / American Studies Division (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 65 %) starting 01.04.2022. The position is limited to 3,5 years. Responsibilities and duties Responsibilities and duties include research in a sub-project of the DFG-funded Emmy Noether Research Group…

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Call for Papers: “Playing the Field III: Video Game Ecologies and American Studies”

Amerikahaus Munich, Germany | November 17-19, 2022 Deadline: February 15, 2022 “Video Game Ecologies and American Studies” is the third conference organized by “Playing the Field,” a collaborative research initiative for the study of video games in American studies: https://playingthefieldeu.wordpress.com/. The conference aims at examining the environments that video games affect and are impacted by.…

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Fellowships at KU Center for Advanced Studies “Dialogical Cultures – Critical Reflection Spaces for Cultural Studies and Social Sciences”

Deadline: January 31, 2022 The KU Center for Advanced Studies “Dialogical Cultures. Critical Reflection Spaces for Cultural Studies and Social Sciences” at the KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is advertising for summer 2022 (starting May 2022) three Research Fellowships (Junior/Senior/Henriette Herz for international young researchers) from one to four months. The Fellowships provide researchers with the opportunity to…

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Opening: 2 PhD Positions for Project “The Black Power Movement” | Goethe University Frankfurt

Deadline: January 13, 2022 Im Rahmen einer von der Gerda Henkel Stiftung geförderten Forschungsgruppe zum Thema „The Black Power Movement and the Contested Nature of American Democracy“ sind zwei dreijährige Promotionsstipendien zu vergeben. Das Projekt untersucht bisher unterbelichtete Aspekte der Black Power Bewegung und deren Einfluss auf Debatten über die amerikanische Demokratie zwischen 1960 und…

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Call for Papers: “Objects in Conflict. The Material Culture of Intercultural Diplomacy (1600 – 1830)”

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF REGENSBURG | OCTOBER 6-8, 2022 ORGANIZED BY THE DFG-FUNDED PROJECT “ENTANGLED OBJECTS? THEMATERIAL CULTURE OF DIPLOMACY (1700-1830),” DIRECTED BY VOLKER DEPKAT (AMERICAN STUDIES) AND HARRIET RUDOLPH (EARLY MODERN HISTORY) Deadline: January 31, 2022 The interdisciplinary conference examines the variable forms, functions, and politico-legal semantics of object use in diplomatic…

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Openings in Research Training Group “The Sentimental in Literature, Culture, and Politics” at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Deadline: January 23, 2022 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The newly established research training group “The Sentimental in Literature, Culture, and Politics” at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (funded by the German Research Foundation and the Federal and State Governments) invites applications for the following positions: 12 PhD Positions (m/f/d)(E-13 TV-L 65%)starting 01.04.2022 for a duration of three years…

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Opening: Research Assistant (‘Wissenschaftliche/-r Mitarbeiter/-in’, 50%, E 13 TV-L) | University of Trier

Application deadline: January 15, 2022 UNIVERSITY OF TRIER The junior professor of American Literature at the Department of English (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nele Sawallisch), Faculty of Language, Literature and Media Studies, invites applications for a position asResearch Assistant (‘Wissenschaftliche/-r Mitarbeiter/-in’, 50%, E 13 TV-L) for a limited period of three years, starting April 1, 2022. A limited…

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Call for Papers: The Emergence of Gendered Power Structures since Early Modern Times: Practices, Norms, Media

International und interdisciplinary conference at Philipps-University of Marburg/Germany | November 23-25, 2022 Deadline: January 15, 2022 The conference aims at analyzing configurations of gendered power relations from the early modern era to the present from an interdisciplinary perspective. The focus will be on these relations’ transformations and how they have been renegotiated and revisioned regarding…

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GCSC Fellowships for three-year structered PhD program

Application deadline: February 1, 2022 Giessen University’s International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture(GCSC) , co- funded from 2006-2019 by the German federal government’s Excellence Initiative, offers a three-year, structured PhD-programme in the study of culture. With its excellent research environment, adoctoral programme which is tailored to the needs of PhD students and the…

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Call for Papers: History of Intellectual Culture (HIC) International Yearbook of Knowledge and Society

Edited by Charlotte A. Lerg, Johan Östling, Jana Weiß Deadline: March 15, 2022 History of Intellectual Culture (HIC) is seeking new contributions for publication in Volume 2 (2023). We are inviting proposals for (1) individual articles for sections I & III as well as (2) guest editors for the thematic section II. HIC focuses on…

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Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship | Jointly sponsored by DGfA/GAAS and AAS

Deadline: March 1, 2022 The German Association for American Studies (DGfA/GAAS), in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), offers one fellowship to support research at AAS by doctoral and postdoctoral candidates in American Studies at German universities. The American Antiquarian Society’s preeminent collections offer broad research opportunities in American history and culture through the…

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Fulbright American Studies Award 2022-23

Deadline: March 1, 2022 Das 1946 gegründete Fulbright-Programm genießt hohes Ansehen. Es fördert durch akademischen und kulturellen Austausch das gegenseitige Verständnis zwischen den USA und 150 Ländern weltweit. Benannt nach US-Senator J. William Fulbright, verwirklicht das Programm dessen Vision “that education is the best means […] by which nations can cultivate a degree of objectivity…

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Research Society for American Periodicals Article Prize 2020-21

Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2021 http://www.periodicalresearch.org/rsap-article-prize-2020-21/ Contact: Tim Lanzendörfer – tlanzend@em.uni-frankfurt.de The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for its 2020-21 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, 2020 and December 31, 2021. RSAP takes an expansive view of…

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Call for Contributions: “Teach-In #2: American Studies with and through Humor”

Date: February 3, 2022 | 7.30 – 9.15 p.m. | Zoom Proposal Deadline: December 20, 2021 During our first teach-in in February 2021, we considered the Trump administration’s 1776 Report and its impact on teaching American Studies (in Germany). Our proposal for a new event picks up the underlying baseline of “doing” and “teaching” American Studies by…

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Call for Papers: “Dickinson and Foreignhood” and the Dickinson Critical Institute in Seville

The 2022 Emily Dickinson International Society Conference | University of Seville, Spain | July 12-14, 2022 Extended Deadline: November 20, 2021 The Emily Dickinson International Society is extending its deadline until November 20 for proposal submission to its international conference, “Dickinson and Foreignhood,” and to its Critical Institute, both to take place at the College…

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Doctoral Program „American History – History of the Americas“ (Class of Culture and History, Graduate School Language & Literature Munich, LMU Munich)

Application deadline for summer term 2022: December 15, 2021 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 of the United States, Canada as well as the Americas, including the Caribbean. The program is integrated…

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Call for Papers: “Slavery and Dependency: New Perspectives on Cultural Heritage and German Global History

Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies | July 6-8, 2022 Deadline: January 31, 2022 Conference organizers: Claudia Jarzebowski and Pia Wiegmink (BCDSS), Susanne Lettow (FU Berlin)and Heike Raphael-Hernandez (University of Würzburg) The conference will explore questions regarding the heritage of slaveries and other forms of strong asymmetrical dependencies in history such as peonage, indentured…

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Call for Papers: “Flyover Fictions”

Department of American Studies, University of Innsbruck, Austria | May 27-28, 2022 Deadline: December 1, 2021 The term “flyover country” has specifically US-American roots and has developed into a metaphorical condensation of several interrelated issues: a geographical image that suggests many (political, social, cultural) forms of marginalization; a technological image that speaks of different forms…

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Deadline Extended: Call for Workshop Proposals for the DGfA/GAAS 2022 Annual Meeting

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2021 Dear Members of the German Association for American Studies, The deadline for submission of workshop proposals for the 2022 annual meeting of the DGfA/GAAS on “Political Education and American Studies” from June 9-11, 2022, in Tübingen has been extended to December 1, 2021. We received a number of great proposals,…

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Fellowships: Long-term Visiting Fellowships at the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI)

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021 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 Family and Kinship History of Knowledge History of Migration History of Race & Ethnicity History…

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Call for Papers: Beyond Work for Pay? Basic-Income Concepts in Global Debates on Automation, Poverty, and Unemployment (1920-2020)

Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington | Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 Deadline: February 15, 2022 Conveners: Axel Jansen (GHI), Manuel Franzmann (Sociology, Kiel), Alice O’Connor (History, University of California, Santa Barbara) Political utopias have long envisioned a life without the need for paid work and free of economic struggle. At…

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Opening: Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (EG 13 TV-L) | Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

Application Deadline: 21. November 2021 Orientiert an den Werten einer humanistischen, nachhaltigen und handlungsorientierten Universität steht die Leuphana Universität Lüneburg – Stiftung des öffentlichen Rechts – für Innovation in Bildung und Wissenschaft. Die gemeinschaftliche Suche nach Erkenntnis und tragfähigen Lösungen in den Bereichen Bildung, Kultur, Nachhaltigkeit, Management und unternehmerisches Handeln prägt das vielfach ausgezeichnete Universitätsmodell…

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Call for Papers: The Power(s) of Language. Negotiating Voice and Recognition

Bremen-Turku-Warsaw-Stockholm-Dresden Series | Contradictory Discourses of Marginality and Demarginalizations | June 17-18, 2022, Stockholm University Submission Deadline: December 15, 2021 Debates on language use, political correctness and identity politics seem to gain more and more attention in an increasingly polarizing society. Buzzwords such as cancel culture, snowflakes, woke, white fragility, safe spaces and trigger warnings…

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Call for Papers: Agency, Community, Kinship – Representations of Migration Beyond Victimhood

Interdisciplinary Online Symposium | February 23–24, 2022 | University of Wuppertal, Germany Submission Deadline: December 12, 2021 Following the work of Michaela Maroufof and Hara Kouki (2017, 78), “[m]igration must be understood as a complex social process that is also shaped by the agency of the migrants.” Agency, however, is often neglected in seemingly benevolent…

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Call for Contributions: Research Articles or Original Lyric Poetry | “Capitalist Crisis Poetry: Neoliberalism and the 21st Century Lyric

Submission Deadline: March 30, 2022 – Special Issue: Amerikastudien | American Studies –  Call for Contributions: Research Articles or Original Lyric Poetry       Capitalist Crisis Poetry:Neoliberalism and the 21st Century Lyric Editors: Stefan Benz (Universität Bonn), Marcel Hartwig (Universität Siegen), Hannah Schoch (Universität Zürich) For this special journal issue to appear with Amerikastudien | American Studies,…

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Opening: Universitätsprofessur für Literatur Nordamerikas Besoldungsgruppe: W 3 oder vergleichbares Beschäftigungsverhältnis | Freie Universität Berlin

Application Deadline: October 28, 2021 Freie Universität Berlin | Fachbereich Philosophie und Geisteswissenschaften und Zentralinstitut John F. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien Universitätsprofessur für Literatur Nordamerikas Besoldungsgruppe: W 3 oder vergleichbares Beschäftigungsverhältnis Kennung: W3LitNordamerika Bewerbungsende: 28.10.2021 Aufgabengebiet: Vertretung des o. g. Faches in Forschung und Lehre Einstellungsvoraussetzungen: gem. § 100 BerIHG Weitere Anforderungen: exzellente, internationale Erfahrungen in…

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Call for Papers: Heidelberg Center for American Studies Annual Spring Academy Conference

Heidelberg, Germany | March 21-25, 2022 Submission Deadline: November 15, 2021 The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its annual Spring Academy on American Culture, Economics, Geography, History, Literature, Politics, and Religion to be held from March 21-25, 2022. The HCA Spring Academy provides 20 international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to…

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Call for Papers: “‘Game Over!’: US Drama and Theater and the End(s) of an American Idea(l)”

6th International Conference on American Drama and Theater | Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) | June 1-3, 2022 Submission Deadline: December 1, 2021 The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, co-sponsored by the Spanish universities of Cádiz and Sevilla and the University of Lorraine in France, and working in partnership with the American Theater and Drama Society…

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Promotionsstipendien / Doctoral Grants | GSNAS JFK Institute, Freie Universität Berlin

Application Deadline: November 30, 2021 The Graduate School of North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for its three-year doctoral program. Applicants must have a completed degree (M.A. or equivalent) with above average grades in one of the following or related fields: American/Canadian Cultural Studies, American/Canadian Literature, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology Up…

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Opening: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/ Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter | Philosophische Fakultät, Seminar Anglistik | Universität Siegen

Application Deadline: October 28, 2021 Bereich: Fakultät I – Philosophische Fakultät Stellenumfang: Vollzeit  Beschäftigungsdauer: befristet   Wir sind eine interdisziplinär ausgerichtete und weltoffene Universität mit aktuell rund 18.000 Studierenden und einem Fächerspektrum von den Geistes-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften bis hin zu Natur-, Ingenieur- und Lebenswissenschaften. Mit über 2.000 Beschäftigten zählen wir zu den größten Arbeitgebern der Region und bieten…

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Call for Papers: “Aktualität von Louis D. Brandeis”

Submission Deadline: November 17, 2021 Als langjähriger Richter beim U.S. Supreme Court setzte sich Louis D. Brandeis stets für die freie Debatte als Teil der demokratischen Ordnung ein. Seine abweichende Begründung in der Entscheidung des Supreme Courts im Fall Whitney v. California gilt als die vielleicht beste Verteidigung der Redefreiheit durch ein Mitglied des Supreme…

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Call for Papers: “Political Norms and Normative Politics? Development, Stagnation, Erosion”

Annual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the German Association for American Studies | University of Jena | May 19-21, 2022 Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021 Call for PapersPolitical Norms and Normative Politics?Development, Stagnation, Erosion Annual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the German Association for American Studies Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz e.V.Political Science…

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Openings: 2 Research Assistants (3 years), University of Vienna – Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)COVID-19 World

Application Deadline: November 5, 2021 Dear colleagues, My project “Air and Environmental Health in the (Post-)COVID-19 World” has been funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). You can find a brief description of the project below. I am currently looking for 2 research assistants (research foci: environmental humanities and medical humanities) to be employed for…

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Call for Papers: Conference “Black Mobilities in the Atlantic World”

Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), UK, 13-14 January 2022, Preston campus and online Submission deadline: October 31, 2021 Practices and discourses of mobility have been crucial for the Black experience across the Atlantic World. Civilisations from Africa and Europe have been in contact since antiquity, and interactions between Africa and…

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Call for Papers: ReFocus: The Films of Abel Ferrara | Edited by Florian Zappe | Edinburgh University Press

Deadline: October 31, 2021 Series Editors: Robert Singer, Gary D. Rhodes, Frances Smith Over his four-decade long career, Abel Ferrara has built himself a reputation of being one of the most audacious and unconventional filmmakers in contemporary cinema. After his beginnings in the exploitation circuit of late 1970s he developed to become one of the…

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Opening: Professorship in American Literature and Media (open rank) | University of Zurich, CH

Application deadline: October 11, 2021 The University of Zurich invites applications for a Professorship in American Literature and Media (open rank) starting on 1 August 2023. Applicants are expected to have an excellent international track record as well as teaching experience in American Literature, American Studies or an equivalent field. The position requires a research focus in intermediality;…

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Call for Papers: History of Insurance in a Global Perspective | University of Basel, CH | July 20-22, 2022

Deadline: September 30, 2021 Call for papers for a panel called Natural Disasters and Risk Management from a Global North-South Perspective. This panel is part of the conference History of Insurance in a Global Perspective, held at the University of Basel, Switzerland, July 20-22, 2022. We invite scholars interested in participating to submit proposals for papers. Paper proposals…

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Call for Papers: “The Mobile Archive Project”

Virtual Seminar, November 10, 2021 Deadline: September 21, 2021 Conference organizers: Markus Heide (Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Germany), Thomas Hallock (University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USA), Marcel Hartwig (University of Siegen, Germany), Lenin Martell Gámez (Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Mexico).   Sponsors: Society of Early Americanists, Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, University of Siegen.…

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Call for Papers: ‘Populism and Conspiracy Theories in the Americas’ – Second International Conference of the ‘Populism and Conspiracy Theory’ Project (PACT)

Tübingen, May 19-21, 2022 Deadline: September 30, 2021 The second international conference of the ERC-funded project PACT: Populism and Conspiracy Theory, titled ‘Populism and Conspiracy Theories in the Americas’, will take place on 19-21 May 2022, hosted by the University of Tübingen, Germany. Keynote speakers will be Letícia Cesarino (Federal University of Santa Catarina), Mark…

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Call for Workshop Proposals: DGfA/GAAS 68. Annual Meeting: Political Education and American Studies, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, June 9 – 11, 2022

Extended Deadline: December 1, 2021 Political Education and American Studies Political Education has played a special role in German American Studies due to the unique political context of the development of the discipline in postwar Germany. After the Second World War, American Studies itself was seen as instrumental for German re-education in West Germany. The…

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Ausschreibung: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (m/w/d), Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Die Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU) gehört zu den großen Universitäten in Deutschland. In der Wissenschaftsregion Rhein-Main entfaltet sie ihre Leistungsstärke, Innovationskraft und Dynamik. Als Volluniversität ermöglicht die JGU ein Fachgrenzen überschreitendes Lehren und Lernen und eröffnet großes Potenzial für international renommierte, interdisziplinäre Forschung. Fast all ihre Einrichtungen vereint die JGU auf einem innenstadtnahen Campus –…

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Stellenausschreibung: Lektor/in für Englisch, Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik, Universität Regensburg

Stellenausschreibung der Universität Regensburg | Nummer 88046586 Die Universität Regensburg ist mit ihren über 20.000 Studierenden eine innovative und interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Campus-Universität mit vielseitigen Forschungsaktivitäten und einem breiten Studienangebot für junge Menschen aus dem In- und Ausland. Am Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik / American Studies ist zum 1.10.2021 eine Stelle als Lektor/in für Englisch in Teilzeit…

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Job posting: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna

Follow this link. The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2021 of a University Assistant (post doc)at the Department of English and American Studies Reference number: 11946 The Department of English and American Studies (Faculty of Philological and Cultural…

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