June 2009 Archives

Assistantship Funding for 2009-10 Academic Year

The College has further clarified graduate assistantship funding for next year. The pay plans in place for the 2008-09 academic year will remain in place for the upcoming 2009-10 academic year. For American Studies that means teaching assistants will make 17.75 per hour and teaching instructors will make 18.75 per hour. Please contact Colleen with any questions.

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States Special Issue Submissions

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) invites submissions for a special issue on "Asian American Performance". Deadline: January 15, 2010.

Teaching and Teaching Assistantship Offers

The first round of teaching and teaching assistantship offers have been sent out. We hope to be able to make additional offers as enrollments change. For those of you who have received offers, you will note that Colleen used the University base rate for Graduate TA's, because she had not heard that CLA would be able to sustain the increase to the base (1.00/hr over U base) that they provided last year. However, the Chief Financial Officer of CLA just confirmed that they are able to offer the increase to the base.

Women's Everyday Lives Worldwide Narrative Submissions

Women's Everyday Lives Worldwide is looking for narratives to be published in its upcoming 14 volumes. Preferred deadline is 14-16 months maximum.

Hot Water Outage-Scott Hall

Facilities Management informed us today that there will be a hot water outage in Scott Hall and some of the other Knoll area buildings beginning this Friday and going until July 20th. There will still be running cold water.

YU Social Anthropology Graduates' Association Call for Papers

YU Social Anthropology Graduates' Association (SAGA) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its 2009 Interdisciplinary Conference at York University in Toronto, Canada, November 21, 2009.

2010 JAAS Conference, "Change and Power: Comparative US-Japan Perspectives"

The American Studies Association and the Japanese Association for American Studies is pleased to announce a call for proposals for next year's JAAS Conference, "Change and Power: Comparative US-Japan Perspectives," held June 5-6, 2010, at Osaka University, Japan.

Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Conference

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Virginia Tech invites proposals for their Interdisciplinary Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, April 22-24, 2010. Proposals due: September 15, 2009.

International Korean Adoptee Associations Call for Papers

International Korean Adoptee Associations is pleased to announce a call for papers for The 2nd International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies in Seoul, Korea, August 3, 2010. Submissions due: September 15, 2009.


ANTHRO 8810, “Reading Contemporary Ethnography,” will be taught by Professor Karen-Sue Taussig Tuesdays 2:30 p.m.-4:25 p.m.

"Ethnic Studies 40 Years Later: Race, Resistance and Relevance" Conference

The College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University invites proposals for the conference, “Ethnic Studies 40 Years Later: Race, Resistance and Relevance,” October 7-9, 2009. Submission deadline: June 15, 2009.

University of CA-Los Angeles Assistant Professor Position

University of CA-Los Angeles, The Bunche Center for African American Studies invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin fall 2010. Both new and recent PhDs are invited to apply. Deadline: July 15, 2009.

Penn State Harrisburg Two Positions

Penn State Harrisburg, School of Humanities invites applications and nominations for two positions: Open Rank Position in American Studies/Heritage Studies and Associate or Full Professor of American Studies. Review of applications begins: Sept. 28, 2009.

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