February 2009 Archives

SAVE THE DATES

SAVE THE DATES, American Studies Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend will take place April 3 and 4. Continue to watch the digest for more information.

“Graffiti and the Neighborhood Change: Urban Aesthetics and Spatial Practice in Los Angeles”, will be presented by Stefano Blanch, Ph.D. candidate in the University of Minnesota Department of Geography. The talk is February 27, 2009 with coffee at 3:15 p.m., the talk begins at 3:30 p.m. in Blegen 445.

The New School for Social Research Call of Papers

The New School for Social Research, Union of Political Science Students presents the 2009 Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Against the Current: Power, Order, Resistance”, in New York, New York May 8, 2009. Abstracts due: March 1, 2009.

“Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain, “ will be presented by Margaret Poovey. Sponsored by the departments of Political Science, Global Studies, and Sociology, the talk will take place April 6, 2009 in 275 Nicholson.

“Three Decades of Financial Dominance and Crisis in the United States: A Talk on the Rise, Social Consequences, and Fall of Wall Street Investment Banks, “ will be presented by Karen Ho. Sponsored by the departments of Political Science, Global Studies, and Sociology, the talk will take place March 9, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. in 275 Nicholson Hall.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark has announced a call for papers on the Infrastructures for Health Care: Connection Practices Across Institutional and Professional Boundaries. The conference will be held June 18-June 19, 2009. Abstracts due: March 1, 2009.

Conference on Cultural Histories of Sociability, Spaces and Mobilities

The Conference on Cultural Histories of Sociability, Spaces and Mobilities, is to be held July 9-July 11, 2009 at the National Railway Museum, York, UK. Registration deadline: June 12, 2009.

Lancaster University Ph.D. Research Student Intellectual Conference

Lancaster University invites Ph.D. students to an intellectual party in the summer of 2009. It is an opportunity to collaborate with other research students and participate in practical workshops. The summer conference will be held on July 1-July 3, 2009.

Oberlin College-Assistant Professorship

Oberlin College is hiring a one year leave replacement to teach a survey course on contemporary Asian America from a sociological perspective, an introduction to sociology course, and three other courses. A Ph.D. in Sociology is not required. Application deadline: March 2, 2009.

"Prognosis Time: Towards a Geopolitics of Affect, Debility, and Capacity"

"Prognosis Time: Towards a Geopolitics of Affect, Debility, and Capacity", presented by Prof. Jasbir Puar of Rutgers University, sponsored by the American Studies Department, will be held Monday, Feb. 23, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. in Walter Library, room 101.

Peter Richerson presents "Darwinian Evolutionary Ethics: Between Patriotism and Sympathy"

“Darwinian Evolutionary Ethics: Between Patriotism and Sympathy”, will be presented by Peter Richerson from University of California, Davis. Sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science, the lecture will be given February 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm in room 131, Tate Lab of Physics.

Chicano Studies Job Talks

he Department of Chicano Studies announces four finalists in the assistant professor search and invites you to attend the public lectures of the candidates. The final candidate is Steven Rosales. He will give his talk, " Double Victory: Mexican American G.I.'s and the Post-War Struggle for Civil Rights" on Wednesday, February 25th at 4:00 pm in the Scott Hall Commons.

Chicano Studies Job Talks

The Department of Chicano Studies announces four finalists in the assistant professor search and invites you to attend the public lectures of the candidates. Raul Ramos will give his talk, "Politics and Historical Memory Through a Transnational Prism: The 1910 Mexican Centennial in the U.S." on Tuesday, February 24th at 1:00 pm in the Scott Hall Commons.

Danny LaChance will be presenting his paper, "State of Confusion: Social Engineering, Vigilante Distrust, and Capital Punishment in the Contemporary United States" at the U of MN Legal History Workshop. See full entry for an attachment of the paper and more details on the workshop, which is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2009, at 1:30 pm.

Graduate School Collaborative Leadership Development Series

The Graduate School is pleased to announce its latest workshop to this year’s Collaborative Leadership Development Series, “Developing Successful Interdisciplinary Teams and Proposals”, will be held in Coffman Memorial Union on February 23, 2009 from 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm.

Yale University Postdoctoral Associate Position

The Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in the field of Asian American Studies, Latina/o Studies, Native American Studies, or Comparative Studies. Salary for postdoctoral fellowships will be $55, 000 per year and candidates must have completed their doctorates between 2004 and July 1, 2009l. Application deadline: March 6, 2009.

"Queertopia! 2.0" Graduate Student Conference

Northwestern University and the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association has issued a call for papers for the “Queertopia! 2.0” Graduate Student Conference held May 2, 2009. Submission deadline: March 6, 2009.

14th Annual International Women's Day Celebration

The 14th Annual International Women’s Day Celebration will celebrate with two keynote speakers March 14, 2009, at 8:00 am-3:30 am in Coffman Memorial Union. Free and open to the public.

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship Nomination

American Studies has just received notice from the Graduate School about the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF). American Studies may nominate one PhD graduate student. Fellowship recipients will receive a stipend of $22,500. Internal Deadline: February 23, 2009.

Chicano Studies Job Talks

The Department of Chicano Studies announces four finalists in the assistant professor search and invites you to attend the public lectures of the candidates. Jillian Baez will give her talk “Latinas Talk Back: Performing Cultural Citizenship Through Popular Culture? this Friday, February 13, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. in the Scott Hall Commons (Room 105)

Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Spring 2009 Workshop Schedule

The Workshop on the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality is happy to announce its spring 2009 schedule. All are welcome, papers available by request.

Department of Theatre Arts & Dance- "A Bright Room Called Day"

“A Bright Room Called Day?, Tony Kushner’s play will be presented by the Department of Theatre Arts & Dance opening April 17, 2009 in Rarig Center.

"The 'Look' of Freedom: Embodiment and the Nature and Meaning of Black Religion"

“The ‘Look’ of Freedom: Embodiment and the Nature and Meaning of Black Religion? presented by Dr. Anthony Pinn on Feb. 20, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. in Nicholson Hall room 155. Reception will follow the lecture.

Lewis & Clark College - Department of History Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Lewis & Clark College, Department of History invites application for a one-year Mellon postdoctoral fellowship in sub-Saharan African history, starting in Fall 2009. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Application deadline: March 20, 2009.

Lewis & Clark College - African American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Lewis & Clark College Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies programs are accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African American Studies for 2009-2010. Ph.D. expected at the time of appointment. Application deadline: March 16, 2009.

Portland State University Assistant Professorship Position

Portland State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship position in Chicano Literature/Popular Culture to begin September 2009. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Eligible candidates must have a Ph.D. in Spanish Literature, Chicano/Latino Studies or related field is required by the time of appointment. Application deadline: March 2, 2009.

The Science Museum of Minnesota Cordry Internship

The Science Museum of Minnesota and the Department of Anthropology presents the 2009-2010 Cordry Internship. The internship is open to full-time students who attend a Minnesota college or university (or a recent graduate), and are proficient in Spanish. Application deadline: April 20, 2009.

The Institute of Reading Development Summer 2009 Teaching Positions

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2009 full-time teaching positions. Teachers typically earn between $525 and $700 per week while teaching. To be eligible applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. Application deadline: Feb. 22, 2009.

Human Rights in the USA Conference

The University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute has issued a call for papers for the "Human Rights in the USA" conference held at the University of Connecticut, October 22-24, 2009. Deadline for abstract and CV: February 28, 2009

"Fidelity, Real Estate, and the Rosenbery trial: a reading by Judith Katz"

“Fidelity, Real Estate, and the Rosenberg Trial: a reading by Judith Katz? will be presented Feb. 10, 2009 at 4:00 P.M. in the Nolte Center room 125.

"The Future of Liberalism"

“The Future of Liberalism?, will be presented by Professor Alan Wolfe from Boston College on Feb. 13, 2009 at 2:30 P.M. in Cowles Auditorium in the Hubert H. Humphrey Center.

The Center for German & European Studies "USA Goes to Berlin" Fellowships

The Center for German & European Studies invited applications to the CGES internship fellowship program, “USA Goes to Berlin?, June 6 – July 4, 2009. Applications are invited from currently enrolled University of Minnesota students from across the disciplines. Proficiency in German is preferred. Application deadline: Feb. 9, 2009.

CLA Instructional Technology Fellowship & Digital Content Fellowship Positions

The CLA Student Technology Fee Committee and CLA-OIT Academic Technologies are pleased to announce the open call to all CLA departments for the Instructional Technology Fellowship and Digital Content Fellowship positions. To be eligible you must be a CLA graduate student. Resume, CV, and a cover letter due: March 2, 2009.

The State Historical Society of Iowa Grant Program

The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces their grant program for the 2009/2010 academic year. SHSI awards up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Applications due: April 15, 2009.

Human Rights in the USA Conference

Proposals on the application of human rights laws on human rights and security since 9/11, domestic violence, gender and sexuality, equal rights, immigration, social welfare, and economic rights requested for Human Rights in the USA Conference, October 22-24, 2009. For more information, visit: http://www.humanrights.uconn.edu/conferences/2009.php. One-page abstract and one-page CV due: Feb. 28, 2009.

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