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2 AHRC collaborative PhD awards: KCL and Museum of English Rural Life

The Department of History at King’s College London, in collaboration with the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) at the University of Reading, is pleased to offer two AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral awards which are planned to synergise with a Heritage Lottery-Funded redevelopment of MERL. Students will pursue doctoral research in history while gaining first-hand experience of work within a museum setting. They will draw upon MERL's collections, and use their findings to enhance its public engagement programmes.

CFP for Special Session at MLA 2016: 20th-century Farming Fiction

Few consider farmland's place in the literary imagination. What is 20th-century agrarian literature? How do farms function in 20th-century fiction? Please submit an abstract less than 300 words by 15 March 2015; Hannah Biggs (hannah.biggs@rice.edu). See, http://www.mla.org/cfp_detail_7896 

CFP: Animal Studies Journal: Invertebrate Communities

Submissions due 1 October 2015. Length 4,000-6,000 words. Submit online at http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/

Can a single ant be said to be alive, in any meaningful sense of the word, or does it only have relevance in terms of its anthill?
Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake

In this edition of Animal Studies Journal, authors are invited to contribute papers on the theme of understanding invertebrates, with a particular emphasis on invertebrate communities. Topics might include, but are not limited to: