Wharton in Washington 2016 Dates: June 2-4, 2016

Wharton in Washington 2016 Dates: June 2-4, 2016.
We now have the dates for the Wharton in Washington 2016 conference:  June 2-4, 2016.

Call for Papers (also at https://whartoninwashington2016.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/)

Wharton in Washington: the Edith Wharton Society

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Visiting Professor of English in American Literature (any period) University of St. Francis 

The University of St. Francis, a Catholic, Franciscan institution in Joliet, IL, invites applications for a Visiting Professor of English in American Literature (any period).

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs serving traditional aged and adult students through a variety of learning formats.  The university is located in one of the fastest growing areas in northeastern Illinois, and offers excellent recreational opportunities with access to the rich resources of the Chicago area. In addition to any position-specific requirements, the university is committed to hiring individuals who possess a willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university. Continue reading

Visiting Queer Studies Faculty (Evergreen State College)

The Evergreen State College seeks applications for a full-time visiting faculty position (fall quarter 2015/winter quarter 2016, October-March) in LGBT/Queer/Trans Studies. The successful candidate will teach an interdisciplinary, coordinated studies program focused on transgender and queer studies, potentially intersecting with literature, cultural studies, disability studies, race/postcolonial studies, queer ecology, or related topics in the arts and humanities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • ABD in History, American Studies, Gender/Womens Studies, Literature, Visual Arts, Performance Studies, Media Studies, or related field; and
  • College level teaching experience in queer or transgender studies. 

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Journal Co-Editor (Nineteenth-Century Studies)

Co-editor of the journal, Nineteenth-Century Studies:
WANTED: Co-editor to join the editorial team of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s journal, Nineteenth Century Studies. Duties may include soliciting and corresponding with readers (from the NCSA and NCS boards as well as from the broader scholarly community) for vetting submissions to the journal; editing accepted submissions for substance and fact-checking as needed (not copyediting); and participating in other decisions about journal business with the editorial team. The position is unpaid and voluntary but will enable the right candidate to gain further editorial experience and expertise along with the pleasure of seeing exceptional scholarship into print. Applicants should be established scholars in their field of nineteenth-century studies; all disciplines considered,but interdisciplinary commitment necessary. Editorial experience preferred but not essential.

Please submit a letter of interest and vita to ncs@selu.edu by 1 May 2015.

All applications will be acknowledged.


Postdoc Early American Literature (University of Groningen)

Vacancy number 215106

Applications are invited for 1 postdoc researcher (0.8 fte), who will have no teaching responsibilities and who will work on the federally-funded project No More Heroes: Violence and Resistance in New World Poetry. For more information on the project, please see: http://www.rug.nl/staff/joanne.van.der.woude/projects

Eligible candidates have a PhD in Spanish-American literature or history and are expert readers of classical Nahuatl. For the duration of 1 year, the successful candidate will work on indigenous sources from (shortly before) the Spanish conquest.

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