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Long and Short-Term Fellowship Awards

December 15, 2017

The Newberry is pleased to announce its Long-Term and Short-Term Fellowship awards for 2017-18. We will support 11 long-term and 46 short-term fellows, with funds coming from Newberry endowments, grants, gifts, and consortia, as well as partnerships with other institutions and scholarly organizations.

complete list of fellows is available on our website as well as a profile of each Long-Term Fellow.

The Newberry Fellowship program provides scholars the opportunity to extensively use our collections in a supportive environment. Often, fellows make exciting finds, develop new interpretations, and deepen their contextual...

Lecturers on History and Literature

January 9, 2018
Starting Date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2018-2019. 

Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, the Medieval World, the Early Modern World, and the Modern World. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests include race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, comparative or transnational approaches, and who can teach multiple geographic areas and historical periods. 

Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior...

American Studies Association of Texas

The American Studies Association of Texas, founded in 1956, is the Texas regional affiliate of the national American Studies Association. It is dedicated to the study of and promotion of all areas of American studies.

The ASAT holds yearly conferences, publishes a journal (JASAT: Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), and supports all aspects of American studies in the State of Texas. However, its membership is not limited to people residing in or near Texas. It draws members from all over the United States.

For news and updates about ASAT, check out our blog....

Mid-America American Studies Association

The Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) encompasses eleven states, including Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, in the mid-continent area. American Studies Association members residing in the region are automatically MAASA members. Others can become members by checking the appropriate box on the ASA membership form.

MAASA's purposes are to foster the study of American culture in all its aspects, to provide a forum for communication and discussion among its members and the general public, and to promote scholarship by the publication of the journal, American Studies. These ends are to be achieved by...

Chesapeake American Studies Association

The Chesapeake American Studies Association is a regional branch of the American Studies Association. Our membership area includes the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Richmond, VA, and Baltimore, MD.

Assistant or Associate Professor of African American or Africa Diaspora Studies

November 1, 2018
Starting Date: 
Friday, August 16, 2019


African American / Africa Diaspora Studies

The Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in the field of African American or Africa Diaspora Studies with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2019. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar trained in the humanities and/or social sciences.  The candidate must have a doctoral degree in appropriate field of study prior to appointment....

California American Studies Association

The California American Studies Association (CASA) was created in 1982, when the northern and southern California ASA chapters were combined. Since its founding, CASA has always been an open, inclusive regional organization devoted to promoting the field of American Studies, particularly in California. Our annual conference regularly welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, K-12 educators, college and university facility, and community members.

Annual three-day conferences were held every spring from 1983 to 2003, addressing focused topics and drawing presenters and attendees not only from California, but also from other regions. After a five-year hiatus, a small group of veteran and new...

Rocky Mountain American Studies Association

The Rocky Mountain American Studies Association is characterized by a relatively small number of programs in a vast geographical space, presenting to its members both difficulties and opportunities. Many of our members are drawn from schools along the Rocky Mountain front range, and others from colleges and universities in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. RMASA publishes an occasional journal of articles and reviews entitled Canon.

Assistant Professor

October 15, 2018

The NYU Department of Performance Studies is seeking applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019.

NYU PS was rated #1 in the most recent national ranking of Theater and Performance Studies Ph.D. programs. Our program also hosts an M.A. and a B.A. program. 
We seek candidates who can contribute meaningfully to our graduate and undergraduate programs in terms of teaching (four courses per year), advising, curricular development and outstanding research. 

The field of specialization is open but should be directly pertinent to research in areas related to live performance, understood in its broadest sense (whether...

Southeastern American Studies Association

Heads up! Behold the CFP for our next biennial conference,
March 14-16, 2019 at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel, in Atlanta: Meanwhile. . .

The Southeastern American Studies Association (SASA), the ASA’s largest regional chapter, presents new developments and findings in American studies scholarship, identifies and defines areas of debate about the nature of American culture and its study, and conducts cultural and historical programs on the Southeast and its communities. We work with broad, inclusive conference themes that encompass such topics as art and architecture, black literature and music, American studies as cultural critique, the...