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Senior lecturer position in Literatures in English – 19th / 20ty centuries

Senior lecturer position in ‘Literatures in English – 19th/20th centuries. Literature and health humanities / literature and environmental humanities’ at Université Paris Cité/ English Department/ LARCA (Research Laboratory on Anglophone Cultures).

Deadline for application: March 06th, 4pm (CET).

Job description can be found at https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/ensup/ListesPostesPublies/FIDIS/0755976N/FOPC_0755976N_415.pdf

Applications must be uploaded on the Galaxie platform: https://www.galaxie.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/ensup/cand_postes_GALAXIE.htm.

Applicants may contact Prof. Jean-Christian Vinel, co-head of LARCA research unit, for any question regarding the application procedure: jean.christian.vinel@gmail.com

Book Announcement: Dogmas in Literature and Literary Missionary

Title: Dogmas in Literature and Literary Missionary: Text, Reader and Critique
Edited by: Önder Çakırtaş
Publisher: Vernon Press
Publication date: October 2023
ISBN: 978-1-64889-695-8

Literature does have an aspect that drags the readers, habitually burying them in its pages and blindly attaching them to itself. Blind devotion stems from the factors that are effective in determining the readers’ faith. Theories of literature, similarly, might bring about the generation of blind adherence and dogmatic approaches. This book explores the existence of dogma in literature and some cult texts and writers and how dogmas in literature are conveyed to various audiences as a mission by some literary readers, experts, and academics.

Generally, dogma is a word related mostly to religion. In this frame, Mathew Arnold’s ‘Dogma in Religion and Literature’ is of great importance as far as religion is concerned. However, there are dogmas in every field, literature being no exception. Virginia Woolf, for instance, wrote stupendous works that turned out to be well-known, and in 1928, she delivered a lecture at Cambridge University, where women were once not allowed, that formed the basis for the celebrated ‘A Room of One’s Own’ (1929). Roland Barthes’ 1967 ‘La mort de l’auteur’ (‘The Death of the Author’) essay might be another text that some of its literary readers have developed a dogmatic commitment to.

In addition to revealing how dogma finds its place in literature, this book also discusses how literary writers and readers often unwittingly embrace ‘literary missionary.’ Focusing on the dogmatic elements of literature and the dogmatized literary theory and criticism through cult works of various authors, the book offers a striking and interesting contribution to literary theory and criticism and literature readings.

More: https://vernonpress.com/book/1777

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, 100%)  
Faculty of Humanities, English Department  
Application deadline: 15.03.2024  

The English Department of the University of Tübingen, Germany, invites applications for a  Postdoc Position (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, full time)  

The position is expected to be filled as of 01.10.2024 for a fixed period of 4 years. The teaching load  is 4 hours per week.  

The successful candidate is a literary scholar with a doctoral degree in English literature, preferably  with a specialization in Early Modern English literature (1500-1700). Fields of expertise should include  digital humanities methods, poetics/aesthetics, and/or religion and literature. The postdoc is expected  to have teaching experience in English literature, to participate in the research activities of the chair,  in particular in those research projects that are part of the Collaborative Research Centre “Different  Aesthetics” and the Research Unit “De/Sacralization of Texts”, and pursue a research project of their  own (second book or Habilitation). The successful candidate will also take on organizational and administrative tasks.  

The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. We invite qualified women  to apply. The University of Tübingen welcomes applications from outside Germany. Applications from  equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.  Applications, including a full curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of courses taught, concise de scription of the envisaged research project and the names and email addresses of at least two references, should be sent, preferably as one PDF document, by 15 March 2024, via e-mail, to: Prof. Dr.  Matthias Bauer, m.bauer@uni-tuebingen.de.

Lexis 22 | 2023: Margins and boundaries in linguistic categorization

Marges et frontières dans la catégorisation linguistique

Edited by Caroline MARTY and Romain DELHEM

English | Français

Lexis – Journal in English Lexicology published its 22nd issue, devoted to “Margins and boundaries in linguistic categorization”, in 2023.

Romain Delhem and Caroline Marty: Introduction: Margins and boundaries in linguistic categorization [Full text]

Papers / Articles

Vincent Hugou and Mathilde Pinson: Comment ne pas être très intrigué par ce phénomène ? Réexamen de la porosité entre participe passé verbal et adjectival [Full text]

Marie Turlais: Nominalisation of phrasal verbs in the –ing forms with a plural marker (goings-on, coming outs): a study of nominal characteristics [Full text]

Martin Konvička: Category membership and category potential: The case of vague because [Full text]Angelina Aleksandrova: Catégorisation et vocabulaire spécialisé : enquête sur les dénominations de mouvements sportifs [Full text]

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), Spring 2024 General Issue

An international biannual print and online publication of the American Studies Association of Turkey, the Journal of American Studies of Turkey operates with a double-blind peer review system and publishes work (in English) on American literature, history, art, music, film, popular culture, institutions, politics, economics, geography and related subjects.

The Editorial Board welcomes articles which cross conventional borders between academic disciplines, as well as comparative studies of the United States. 

The Journal of American Studies of Turkey is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography and the Classificazione ANVUR delle riviste scientifiche (Italy). It also appears in the Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory and the MLA Directory of Periodicals. It can be accessed online, in print, and through the EBSCO and Dergi Park databases.

The copyright of all material published will be vested in the Journal of American Studies of Turkey unless otherwise specifically agreed. This copyright covers exclusive rights of publication of printed or electronic media, including the World Wide Web. Contributors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any material for which they do not own copyright.

Please see our submission guidelines for more information: https://www.asat-jast.org/index.php/jast/submission-guidelines

Spring 2024 deadline: March 1, 2024

All general submissions and correspondence should be directed to:

Editor-in-Chief:
Selen Aktari Sevgi
Başkent University, Turkey
saktari@baskent.edu.tr

Editor:
Tarık Tansu Yiğit
Başkent University, Turkey
tariktansuyigit@gmail.com

MA Thesis / PhD Dissertation on Collaborative Translation Award

Excellence in Collaborative T&I research

  • Deadline for proposals: 30 January 2024
  • Winner announcement: Spring 2024

To promote excellence in Collaborative T&I research, the “International Center for Research on Collaborative  Translation” (from now on the “Center”) rewards MA theses and PhD dissertations in English, French and  Italian that make a significant professional/practical or academic contribution to the field of Collaborative  Translation.  

The call is open to any student from any country.  

The winner will receive an honorarium of € 300 and a “Merit Diploma”. The Awards Ceremony to announce  the winner will be celebrated in spring 2024 (the date of the Ceremony will be communicated).  

Evaluation 

The “Center” Steering Committee will appoint the Award Evaluation Committee, which will consist of 2  Commissioners in addition to the Center Director. The final decision is made by the Evaluation Committee.  All the decisions of the Evaluating Committee are final. The evaluation is based on the writing and research  skills, alongside the overall quality of the topic, demonstrated in the thesis/dissertation.  Thesis will be evaluated according to the following criteria:  

  • degree of innovation in the proposed methodology or technology. 
  • potential for application in real-world situations. 
  • potential impact on theory and practice. 
  • potential impact on a global scale.  

The deadline for the submission is January 30, 2024. The MA Thesis /PhD Dissertation must be sent to  collaborativetranslation@iulm.it in a single PDF file (maximum file size 50 MB).  

Eligibility  

Any dissertation/thesis in the area of collaborative translation/interpretation and related fields will be eligible  for entry. All eligible theses/dissertations should have been assessed and classified by the university of origin  up to 15 months before the date of submission of the abstract to the jury and never have been a candidate to  this same award. The theses/dissertations, at the time of application, must be accompanied either by a statement  from the supervisor of the applicant, jury or other body of the university of origin, indicating the date of  completion and/or assessment. If you should have any questions, please send an email to  collaborativetranslation@iulm.it. 

Candidates shall authorize the treatment of the personal information provided according to the GDPR (Ue  2016/679) and the Italian law on privacy (D. Lgs. 101/2018).  

Winners shall authorize the “International Center for Research on Collaborative Translation” to communicate  the award winning through communication media (web, newsletter, audio-visual, press) and to communicate  by email with the candidate for interviews.

Faculty Position: Intensive English Program Instructor

Faculty Position: Intensive English Program Instructor

LCC International University, Klaipėda, Lithuania

Position Summary: LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania invites applications for a full-time teaching position in the Prerequisite Intensive Module in English (PRIME), the university’s Intensive English Program. The position involves teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses in PRIME, including Introduction to University Writing; Listening, Note-taking, and Discussion; and Academic Reading and Vocabulary.

The purpose of PRIME is to help students improve their academic English language skills and to prepare them for B.A.-level studies at LCC International University. Incoming PRIME students are Intermediate or Upper Intermediate level (B1 or B2). Class sizes range from 15-19 students.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching EAP courses in PRIME.
  • Serving as an advisor to selected students.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Teaching general English classes to adults and young learners in the community.
  • Teaching First-Year Seminar.
  • Teaching Written Composition or Academic Writing (Freshman writing requirements).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in TESOL or a related field, such as English education, linguistics, English, reading, or literacy.
  • Preferably 3- 5 years of experience teaching, especially experience teaching English for Academic Purposes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to education that is student-centered and shaped by a Christian worldview.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of a culturally diverse student body.

The University: LCC International University is a fully-accredited liberal arts university located in the port city of Klaipeda, Lithuania. Instruction is in English, and the campus is residential. Our 650 students from divergent faith backgrounds come from over 60 countries for an education modeled on the North American liberal arts college with a Christian worldview.

Application and Appointment: To apply, complete the LCC application. The application will require submission of your CV.  Questions about the position or the department should be directed to Gretchen Ketner, PRIME Program Director, at gketner@lcc.lt.

We Offer:

  • Diverse international environment
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities through Erasmus +
  • Research funding
  • On-campus housing or housing stipend
  • One roundtrip airfare 
  • State healthcare and accident insurance 
  • 40 work days of vacation / year
  • Lithuanian language courses

Faculty Position: Academic Composition Instructor

Faculty Position: Academic Composition Instructor

LCC International University, Klaipėda, Lithuania

Position Summary: LCC International University invites applications for the position of a full-time composition instructor to begin in the Spring semester 2024 (January 4) or Fall semester 2024 (August 12). The position includes teaching university freshman composition courses, and may also include research and advising thesis students.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach first year academic writing courses
  • Advise thesis students 
  • Develop / expand a research agenda 

Qualifications:

  • MA or PhD in TESOL, English, rhetoric, applied linguistics, or related field
  • 2-3 years of teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching writing to non-native English speakers in an academic setting; ability and willingness to adapt to a highly diverse international context
  • Modest research agenda preferred.
  • Commitment to liberal arts education within a diverse international context.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student-centered teaching and learning from a Christian worldview.

The University: LCC International University is a fully-accredited liberal arts university located in the port city of Klaipeda, Lithuania. Instruction is in English, and the campus is residential. Our 650 students from divergent faith backgrounds come from over 60 countries for an education modeled on the North American liberal arts college with a Christian worldview.

The Department: The English Department offers the following degree program: BA in English Language and Literature. The department also houses the PRIME program – an intensive English program for pre-university students, Because of the international nature of the student body, there is especially ample opportunity for research in the areas of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, writing instruction, and langauge acquisition.

Application and Appointment: To apply, complete the LCC application. The application will require submission of your CV.  Questions about the position or the department should be directed to the department chair, Dr. Robin Gingerich, at rgingerich@lcc.lt.

In addition to a CV and cover letter, qualified applicants will be asked to submit an application form, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information of three professional references. 

We Offer:

  • Diverse international environment
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities through Erasmus +
  • Research funding
  • On-campus housing or housing stipend
  • One roundtrip airfare 
  • State healthcare and accident insurance 
  • 40 work days of vacation / year
  • Lithuanian language courses

Early Modern Printed Books: Making, Marketing, Memory, Marking – Call for Expressions of Interest

This Spring School brings together postgraduate students, postdocs, and expert speakers from Tübingen and internationally to learn and to share ideas about the production, consumption, and study of early modern printed books c.1450–c.1800.

This Spring School is intended to address that need. Instruction and discussion in a classroom setting will be followed by a daily work-in-progress forum and, on Day 2, a presentation of the early print holdings of the Universitätsbibliothek Altbestand. Academic sessions will be balanced with more informal networking during coffee and lunch breaks, and also dinner on Day 3.

Confirmed speakers are Prof. Emer. Julia Boffey (QMUL), Prof. A. S. G. Edwards (University of Kent), Dr Devani Singh (University of Geneva), Dr Lydia Zeldenrust (University of Glasgow), and Prof. Alex da Costa (University of Cambridge). All sessions will be conducted in English.

Participation is open to all members of the University of Tübingen and external postgraduate students and junior researchers. The event is free, but spaces are limited. For external participants, travel expenses up to €200 and accommodation (5 nights) up to €95/night can be reimbursed by the university. To apply, please submit an expression of interest (max. 250 words), and an abstract of your research for the work-in-progress forum (max. 250 words) to laurie.atkinson@uni-tuebingen.de no later than 1 December 2023. Inquiries welcome.

More details in the Call below.

Literary Druid Journal

Literary Druid is a journal that fosters research and creative writing in English. It welcomes all nationals to contribute for learning and research purposes. The perspective of Literary Druid is to create a niche platform for academicians and patrons to share their intellect to enrich the English language and Literature. I welcome all to learn and share.

Literary Druid is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal. It is published twice a year and covers all areas of English such as the History of the English Language and Culture, ELT, Linguistics, Criticism, Literature, Creative writing in the English Language, Literature and Psychology, Women in English Literature, Eco-criticism, Comparative Literature, World Literatures in English Translation and all relevant areas related to the core area. In India, English Studies are on a brighter plane and the need for knowledge in the English language and literature for non-native academicians, research scholars and students is needed to enrich the scholarly quality and to create such a platform Literary Druid gives the opportunity to the deserving aspirants to share their critical and creative outlook through the journal.

See instructions @ http://literarydruid.com/instructions.html

Our journal is indexed in MLA, MIAR, ASI, ROAD, MIR@BEL, Publons, ERIHPLUS, and ICI.

Website

http://literarydruid.com/instructions.html 

Contact details

literarydruid@gmail.com

Postdoctoral position “British Poetry Performance”, University of Vienna

The University of Vienna is currently advertising for a 15-month postdoctoral position in the ERC/FWF-funded project “Poetry Off the Page: Literary History and the Spoken Word, 1965-2020“, to begin asap.

With over 3000 active students, the University of Vienna’s Department of English and American Studies is one of the largest in Europe. It is situated on a green, car-free campus, not far from the U2 underground line and about a 15-minute walk from the city centre. In the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Arts & Humanities at Vienna University were ranked in 38th position.

The city of Vienna is culturally vibrant while still affordable, with a sizable international community and a fantastic public transport system. In Mercer’s quality of living city ranking, Vienna was ranked no. 1 – of over 200 cities worldwide – for 10 consecutive years.

We are looking for someone with

  • a PhD in British or Anglophone Literary or Cultural Studies or a related discipline (e.g. Theatre Studies)
  • Expertise in (British) poetry / performing arts
  • Interest in Postcolonial literary criticism and/or gender studies
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • IT user skills
  • Ability to work in a team, and to deadlines

For more details, please visit https://poetryoffthepage.net/ > Jobs.

Deadline: 05 October.

ESSE POSITIONS: Call for applications and nominations for the position of PRESIDENT OF ESSE

The Nominations Committee seeks nominations for the position of President of ESSE, which falls vacant in January 2025. The usual term of office is three years. Candidates should be Professors of English with a distinguished scholarly career, and they should preferably have been involved in ESSE affairs. They need to obtain the written support from two national associations. Candidates should submit, as e–mail attachments:

  • a letter of application
  • a short (2–3 page) CV
  • letters of support from two national associations.

Each national association can also nominate candidates for this position (only one candidate can be nominated by each national association). In this case, national associations will submit, as e–mail attachments:

  • a letter, signed by the Association’s President, describing the candidate’s competence for the specific office
  • a short (2–3 page) CV of the candidate proposed
  • a letter, signed by another Association’s President, seconding this proposal
  • a letter in which the candidate will express his/her agreement with the candidacy.

Applications and nominations must be emailed by 30 April 2024 to all three members of the Nominations Committee:

Please use the following wording in the subject line:

ESSE: Nomination for President

From the applications and nominations received, the Committee will prepare a shortlist for the ESSE Board. Finalists will be interviewed (in person or online) and elected by a vote at the August 2024 board meeting.

ESSE POSITIONS: Call for applications and nominations for the position of EDITOR OF THE ESSE MESSENGER

The Nominations Committee seeks nominations for the position of Editor of The ESSE Messenger which falls vacant in January 2025. The usual term of office is three years. Candidates should preferably have been involved in ESSE affairs. They need to obtain the written support from two national associations. Candidates should submit, as e–mail attachments:

  • a letter of application
  • a short (2–3 page) CV
  • letters of support from two national associations.

Each national association can also nominate candidates for this position (only one candidate can be nominated by each national association). In this case, national associations will submit, as e–mail attachments:

  • a letter, signed by the Association’s President, describing the candidate’s competence for the specific office
  • a short (2–3 page) CV of the candidate proposed
  • a letter, signed by another Association’s President, seconding this proposal
  • a letter in which the candidate will express his/her agreement with the candidacy.

Applications and nominations must be emailed by 30 April 2024 to all three members of the Nominations Committee:

Please use the following wording in the subject line:

ESSE: Nomination for Editor of the ESSE Messenger

From the applications and nominations received, the Committee will prepare a shortlist for the ESSE Board. Finalists will be interviewed (in person or online) and elected by a vote at the August 2024 board meeting.

Job advertisement: PhD Student Position / Doctoral Candidate / Research Assistant

The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1391 “Andere Ästhetik” (“Different Aesthetics”) is a research network  funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) which aims to arrive, by means of our interdisciplinary  research programme, at a revised evaluation of the contribution made by pre-modern aesthetic acts and  artefacts within the field of aesthetic research. 

The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1391, research project no. C05 “The Aesthetics of Co-Creativity in  Early Modern English Literature” (https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/160798), invites applications for a 

PhD Student Position / Doctoral Candidate / Research Assistant (m/f/d, 65%, E13 TV-L) 

The position is available from 1 January 2024 (or earlier) and limited to 30 June 2027.

Further details in the document below

Book Announcement: Edward Bond: Bondian Drama and Young Audience

Title: Edward Bond: Bondian Drama and Young Audience
Edited by: Ugur Ada
Publisher: Vernon Press
Publication date: August 2023
ISBN: 978-1-64889-700-9

The book upholds the importance of theatre for young audiences in today’s world, pointing specifically to Edward Bond’s latest plays, primarily written for young people, starting in the 1990s. Various studies conducted by researchers from different countries highlight the political, social, and cultural history of theatre for children and its aesthetic and educational functions. The diversity of researchers underscores the glowing international appraisals of Edward Bond’s plays, which have been translated into different languages and performed worldwide. The study’s section on Bond’s theoretical background analyzes the theatrical concepts applied by the experienced playwright over the course of his prolific writing career. Implications based on Bondian Drama provide researchers, performers, theatre companies, and audiences with new insights.

Prof. Dr. Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero
Department of English and German Studies
University of Córdoba, Spain

Edward Bond: Bondian Drama and Young Audience focuses on one of the most influential playwrights of Britain, Edward Bond, and his plays for young audiences. The chapters examine the theatrical and pedagogical prospects of the plays on young people which have been mostly staged since 1990s, throughout the globe.

The issues covered in this book involve interdisciplinary studies such as theatre, pedagogy, ethics, children, culture, politics, among others. These topics have crucial importance for the production of plays for young audiences. Apart from this, the book focuses on Bondian Drama and its relation with the dramatic child, involving most of his plays for young audiences. The authors in this volume examine theatrical and pedagogical backgrounds of the plays, discussing critical issues, by questioning the specialities of Bondian drama and present future implications of this for young audiences. This volume presents substantial and elaborate information on crucial issues, and enable detailed discussions from various perspectives on theatre.

More details: https://vernonpress.com/book/1764

Overtones Ege Journal of English Studies

CFP for Vol. 3 (2024)

Annual deadline: 15 September

Overtones Ege Journal of English Studies welcomes research articles and reviews related to all subjects in the field of English Language and Literature. The journal is an international, double-blind peer reviewed journal which offers open access to all. The scope of the journal covers theoretical, critical and thematic contexts regarding English Studies, including English literature, linguistics, translation, cultural studies and all other related subjects. Authors are to submit complete, original and full length articles (4000-8000 words) and reviews (1000-2000 words) which have not been published or under evaluation elsewhere. Please use the submission template uploaded on the journal website before sending the article for submission. All articles will be scanned for plagiarism via Ithenticate. If any instances of plagiarism are found during any of the stages of publication (reviewer evaluation, editorial reading and typesetting) the article will be rejected and the author will be notified immediately. Citation manipulated articles, or in other words, articles that are submitted to increase the citation number of a specific author will be rejected directly.

Overtones Ege Journal of English Studies is currently indexed in MLA.

Please submit your manuscript using the link below. 

https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/overtones

For further information: overtonesege@gmail.com

Editor

Dr. Begüm Tuğlu Atamer
tuglubegum@gmail.com
Overtones: Ege Journal of English Studies
Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Letters
Ege University
35100 Bornova / Izmir/ Turkey

Further details in the CFP below.

European Summer University in Digital Humanities “Culture & Technology”

The European Summer University in Digital Humanities “Culture & Technology” will be held from 24.07 – 4.08.2023 at its new home at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The programme of the Summer University consists of: intensive Workshops, Hands-on sessions, Teaser Sessions, Lectures, Project Presentation Sessions, Round Table Discussions, Poster Sessions. The summer university is directed at an international audience. Students in their final year, graduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, postdocs, teachers, librarians and technical assistants from all over Europe and beyond who are involved in the theoretical, experimental or practical application of computational methods in the various areas of the Humanities, in libraries and archives, or wish to do so are the target audience of the courses. To learn more about ESUDH, visit our site: https://digihubb.centre.ubbcluj.ro/

Postdoctoral research contract (2023-2024)

“Translating and Expressing the Experience of Extreme Violence since 1945”

Duration: from 2023/10/01 to 2024/09/30
Annual gross salary: € 33,600
Application deadline: 9 June 2023
Host institution: IMAGER (Université Paris-Est Créteil, France)

This postdoctoral project is designed as an interdisciplinary endeavour that seeks to combine literary and social science (history, sociology) perspectives. It aims to study how a very peculiar experience—that of extreme violence—is translated into discourses that condition both their intelligibility and their very unintelligibility. A starting point is that the Holocaust has durably altered the discursive modes whereby such testimonies may be expressed. Hence the need to explore the problematic conditions that allow such discourse to emerge by resorting to a multilingual, interdisciplinary perspective—as such testimonies after 1945 are indeed characterised by the multiple languages and disciplines to which they pertain.

Contact: Daniel Meyer daniel.meyer@u-pec.fr

See details: https://imager.u-pec.fr/activites/activites-transversales-1

Vacant Academic Position: University Professor of English Linguistics at The University of Innsbruck


The University of Innsbruck invites applications for the position of 
University Professor of  English Linguistics 
at the Department of English at the Faculty of Philology and Cultural Studies. 

In accordance with § 98 of the Austrian Universities’ Act (Universitätsgesetz – UG) this position is based on a civil-law employment contract with the University according to the Salaried Employees  Act (Angestelltengesetz). The contract is for a permanent full-time position. 

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ANGLES: Call for Guest Editors

Angles is seeking guest editors for the thematic sections of its upcoming issues, due to be published in 2025 and 2026

Angles is an international online peer-reviewed journal published bi-annually by the SAES (Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur).
It is indexed by MLA, EBSCO, ERIH Plus, etc.
Each thematic issue contains 8–12 articles selected by a guest editor after a double-blind peer-review process.

The journal fosters scholarly risk-taking and experimentation by junior and senior researchers. Angles accepts academic contributions partly, or wholly, in non-traditional forms (documentary film, short story, comic book, manifesto, pamphlet…). Angles also encourages proposals from specialists wishing to explore a different field of study than their own.

This interdisciplinary journal has a triple aim:

  1. to encourage innovative interdisciplinary research;
  2. to make cutting-edge research freely available through an open access policy;
  3. to make full use of the possibilities offered by digital publication and different modes of expression: text, image, video, podcasts, hyperlinks…
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Nabokov Society Prizes and Grants 2023

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is currently seeking submissions for its 2023 Prizes, generously funded by the Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation, for excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level work, published articles, and books. Work can be self-nominated. Instructors are invited to nominate students. The deadline for nominations is April 30th, 2023. The list of prizes can be viewed here: http://thenabokovian.org/prizes

Founded in 1978, the IVNS exists to promote the study and appreciation of Nabokov’s work and awards prizes each year for outstanding essays and books in the field of Nabokov Studies.

See the attached file for more details on each prize and on grants.

Vacant Academic Position: 3-year fully funded PhD position in Linguistics at the University of Lille, France

Call for Applicants

We offer a 3-year PhD position in Linguistics at the University of Lille, France (Research Lab STL: Savoirs, Textes, Langage) on the topic of metaphor and neologisms. This position is funded by the French Research institution ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) within the framework of a research project entitled “Words Fail Me”: Naming the Unnamable (project acronym: PERINAT). PERINAT (https://stl.univ-lille.fr/recherche/contrats-et-projets-de-recherche/en-cours/anr-perinat) is a collaborative project involving three Universities (Birmingham, Lille, Naples) and it focuses on the discourse surrounding perinatal loss. Through the lens of cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis, the PERINAT research team will be observing the metaphors and neologisms used in the narrative of bereaved parents. The project is based on interviews with parents in France and Dutch-speaking Belgium. The PhD candidate will be responsible for the corpus of interviews in Dutch.

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Book Series Announcement

Forthcoming Series: Global Historical Fictions

In what way do historical fictions shape our sense of history and for what purpose?
Defining historical fictions as encompassing many media forms, the series fosters an
interest in the impact of popular historical forms, and challenges the continuing Western
dominance in studies of historical fictions.

Series Editors: Ingibjörg Ágústsdóttir, University of Iceland, Iceland, Jerome de Groot,
University of Manchester, UK, Dorothea Flothow, University of Salzburg, Austria,

Siobhan O’Connor, Holy Cross College Bury, UK, and Stephanie Russo, Macquarie University, Australia

https://brill.com/page/hifi/