Harvey Mudd College, Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies

Posted on October 6, 2023

Harvey Mudd College Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies Harvey Mudd College (Claremont, California) invites applications for the Hixon-Riggs Early Career Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies, beginning fall 2024. Applications are invited from artists and scholars working at the intersection of art and science, technology and society (STS). Applicants’ methods can Continue Reading »

Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities, U of I Urbana-Champaign

Posted on October 3, 2023

Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities Department of English University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/7306?c=illinois The Department of English at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities. Applicants must have evidence of a research agenda and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful applicant will hold a Continue Reading »

New Book: Writing the Brain

Posted on October 3, 2023

Writing the Brain: Material Minds and Literature, 1800-1880 Stefan Schöberlein, Oxford University Press, 2023 https://global.oup.com/academic/product/writing-the-brain-9780197693681 Description: In the nineteenth century, American and British culture experienced an explosion of interest in writings about the brain. The years between 1800 and 1880 are often described as the emergence of modern neuroscience, with new areas of the brain being Continue Reading »

Open-rank English Professor, Menlo College

Posted on September 22, 2023

I’m delighted to announce that Menlo’s running an open-rank search for an English professor this year. There’s quite a bit of flexibility in areas of specialty, hence the generalist tag.  Please consider applying! I’m on the search committee and happy to answer questions.  Lisa — Position Overview Menlo College seeks a qualified instructor to offer courses in Continue Reading »

New Book: The Box

Posted on September 22, 2023

Hey SLSA. I’m happy to share with you a novel largely inspired by what I’ve learned at SLSA conferences over the years. It was a privilege to read from The Box in an online Arts Lounge at SLSA’s 2021 annual meeting. And now the book is in the world, published by Graywolf Press (USA) and House of Continue Reading »

Assistant or Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, Rice University

Posted on September 5, 2023

Rice University: School of Humanities: Medical Humanities Location Houston, Texas Open Date Aug 23, 2023 Deadline Oct 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time Description The School of Humanities at Rice University in Houston, Texas seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in Medical Humanities, specializing in the history of medicine and Continue Reading »

50th anniversary issue of SubStance — “Breathe”

Posted on August 15, 2023

On behalf of my co-editors, I want to share with you the publication of the 50th anniversary issue of SubStance — “Breathe.” We are delighted that, with the cooperation of Johns Hopkins University Press, the full issue is available on our website until October 15th, including several pieces by SLSA members current and past.  We curated “Breathe” to collectively Continue Reading »

New Book: Feminism’s Progress

Posted on August 14, 2023

Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity. Description Feminism’s Progress builds on more than fifty years of feminist criticism to analyze narrative representations of feminist ideas about women’s social roles, gender inequities, and needed reforms. Carol Colatrella argues Continue Reading »

New Book: Regenerating Romanticism

Posted on July 26, 2023

Melissa Bailes (Tulane University) is pleased to announce the publication of Regenerating Romanticism: Botany, Sensibility, and Originality in British Literature, 1750-1830 (U Virginia P, 2023).  Within key texts of Romantic-era aesthetics, William Wordsworth, S. T. Coleridge, and other writers and theorists pointed to the poet, naturalist, and physician Erasmus Darwin as exemplifying a lack of originality and Continue Reading »

New Book: Visual Culture and Pandemic Disease since 1750

Posted on July 17, 2023

I would like to announce the publication of a new book anthology co-edited with Ann-Marie Akehurt: Visual Culture and Pandemic Disease since 1750: Capturing Contagion.  It is part of the Routledge series “Science and the Arts since 1750,” edited by Barbara Larson and Ellen Levy. The book investigates the pictorial imaging of epidemics globally, especially from the Continue Reading »