Call for Proposals: KB Researcher-in-Residence Program 2018

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), National Library of the Netherlands is seeking proposals for its Researcher-in-residence program to start in 2018. This program offers a unique chance to early career researchers to work in the library with the Digital Humanities team and KB data. In return, we learn how researchers use the data of the KB. […]

Prof. David Miall on The Origins of Literature and the Arts

The Origins of Literature and the Arts When: June 22, 15:00-16:30 Where: The Stijlkamer at Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht David S. Miall, Department of English & Film Studies, University of Alberta After introducing the term literariness and its cognates, we will query several common terms: interpretation, narrative, imagery, and the like, in order to provide a view of the […]

NIAS Workshop Women Writers in History

On behalf of our colleagues of the HERA Travelling TexTs project, we’d like to call your attention to the following event.  Between 2013 and 2016 the European HERA Travelling TexTs project was being carried out in 5 countries – one of those being the Netherlands, more precisely The Hague: Huygens ING. The other countries were […]

Vacancy – Assistantship in English Literature at Ghent University

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.

International Conference on Religions(s) and Cultural Production(s) of the Italian Diaspora(s)

19-20 May 2017 Utrecht University The conference is organised by the Italian Department at Utrecht University in the context of Unesco’s World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 2017. This two-day symposium explores how religious hierarchies, institutions and practices shaped the identity and the cultural production (language, literature, performance, social media) of past and present […]

Summer School – Posthuman Ethics in the Anthropocene

21-25 August 2017 | The field of posthuman scholarship is in full expansion. The posthuman turn is triggered by the convergence of anti-humanism on the one hand and anti-anthropocentrism on the other. Anti-humanism focusses on the critique of the Humanist ideal of ‘Man’ as the universal representative of the human, while anti-anthropocentrism criticizes species hierarchy and advances ecological justice.

Workshop – The Worlds of Mia Couto / Les Mondes de Mia Couto

Date: 15 May 2017 From 9 a.m. till 5.15 p.m. University of Antwerp More information “I’m white and African; the son of Europeans and Mozambicans; a scientist living in a very religious world; a writer in an oral society. These are apparently contradictory worlds that I like to unite because they’re part of me.” Besides being Mozambique’s […]

POSTDOC Niederländische Literaturwissenschaft Universität Oldenburg

In der Fakultät III – Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften – ist im Institut für Niederlandistik zum 01.10.2017 befristet für zunächst 3 Jahre eine Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters Niederländische Literaturwissenschaft POSTDOC (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) in Vollzeit (z. Z. 39,8 Std. wöchentlich) zu besetzen. Aufgaben: Diese Stelle beinhaltet Lehre im Fach Niederlandistik gem. Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (im Umfang von […]

Call for Applications: PhD Scholarships at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster, Germany

Current positions available at the Graduate School ‘Practices of Literature’ at the Westfälische Wilhelms-University in Münster, Germany, in cooperation with the Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Doctoral education in structured PhD programmes has become an essential part of the qualification process of young academics in Europe and Germany. […]