August 2009 Archives

The Second International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies

International Korean Adoptee Associations is pleased to announce a call for papers for The Second International Symposium on Korean Adoption Studies. The symposium is August 3, 2010 in Seoul, Korea. Submission deadline: September 15, 2009.

Legal History Workshop Fall 2009 Guest Schedule

The Program in Law and History is pleased to announce their Legal History Worship for fall 2009 guest schedule. The workshop will be meeting on Friday mornings from 10:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. at the Law School.

The Newberry Library Seminar in American Indian Studies

The Newberry Library in Chicago is pleased to announce a call for papers for their Seminar in American Indian studies. The seminar is open to graduate students, faculty members, and independent scholars. Deadline submission: September 30, 2009

Association for Asian American Studies 2010 Annual Conference

Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) is pleased to announce a call for papers, "Emergent Cartographies: Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century," for the 2010 Annual Conference at UT Austin, Texas on April 7-11, 2010. Proposal deadline: October 23, 2009.

The Asian American Law Journal Call for Submissions

The Asian American Law Journal (AALJ) at the UC Berkeley School of Law is pleased to invite article submissions for publication in their seventeenth volume. Past volumes have addressed such issues as immigration policy, civil liberties, community development, and political engagement. Submission deadline: October 15, 2009.

Red Feather Premier Call for Papers

The bi-annual journal, Red Feather, is pleased to announce a call for papers to the premier issue, "An International Journal of Children's Media Culture." Submission deadline: December 15, 2009.

Climate Justice Conference Retreat

The Center for Earth, Energy, and Democracy at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy is pleased to offer a two-day even on Climate Justice. The events include an afternoon Pre-Retreat Energy Basics Workshop and a full-day Climate Justice Conference Retreat on September 11, 2009 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Stevens Ave Building. Please register as soon as possible.

Popular Culture Assocation & American Culture Association 2010 Joint National Conference

Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association are pleased to announce a gay, lesbian, and queer studies call for proposals for the 2010 joint national conference in St. Louis March 31 - April 3, 2010. Proposal deadline: December 15, 2009.

American Studies Annual Potluck Gathering

The annual department potluck gathering of students, faculty, and staff to celebrate the beginning of the academic year is Thursday, September 3, 5:30 - 8:00pm at the home of Kale Fajardo. Please bring a dish to share along with a serving spoon. Kale's address is 2806 14th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

An organizational meeting for anyone (no experience necessary) interested in researching the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Minnesota is being held Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 4:00 - 6:00 PM at Andersen Library room 120-B.

PCard Receipt Reminder

PCard receipts for all purchases made through 8/25/09 are due to Melanie by August 31, 2009.

First Time TAs Instructions

Important information for first time TAs: Each person starting their first teaching position at the University needs to verify their eligibility for employment. Colleen will be sending detailed instructions to each new employee in an individual email. Please be sure to read this information because you need to provide this documentation within the first three days of employment (Monday, August 31st, Tuesday, September 1st or Wednesday, September 2nd).

GEOG 8230: Race, Space, and Biopolitics: Feminist Elaborations

GEOG 8230, "Theoretical Geography," will be taught fall 2009 by Assistant Professor Arun Saldanha on Thursdays from 12:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

American Studies TA Positions

TA positions available in American Studies: We are looking for a 50% TA for AmSt 3252W (you would lead two sections). We also may have a 25 to 50% reader grader position available in a different course. If you are interested in either position, please contact Colleen at as soon as possible. Please let her know if you are currently holding any other appointment (TA, RA or fellow) and the percentage time (or equivalent) of that appointment.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Study Group in Childhood Studies

Kysa Hubbard, recent Ph.D. graduate, invites graduate students to join a recent formation of an Interdisciplinary Graduate Study Group in Childhood Studies.

Graduate Student Health Insurance

The Office of Student Health Benefits notified the Department of a change in insurers for the Graduate Student Health Insurance Plan. Insurance is now provided by Health Partners. A new insurance enrollment packet has been put in your mailbox in Scott Hall. Please contact Colleen if you have any questions or need another packet.

Santa Clara University Women's and Gender Studies Position

The Women's & Gender Studies Program of Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of transnational feminisms. Ph.D. required. Application deadline: September 15, 2009.

American University of Paris Call for Chapters

The Department of Global Communications at the American University of Paris announces a call for chapters for the upcoming publication, "Women and the Media in Asia." Abstract deadline: December 30, 2009.

Philadelphia PA Library Resident Research Fellowships

The American Philosophical Society has announced the Philadelphia PA Library Resident Research Fellowships. The stipend is $2,000 per month. Ph.D. required. Submission deadline: March 1, 2010.

Sex and Hip-Hop Beyond Misogyny: Call for Submissions

Words Beats & Life global journal is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the upcoming issue, "Sex and Hip-Hop Beyond Misogyny." Submit research papers, essays, and articles as soon as possible.

"American History and Culture" Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 31st Annual Conference, "American History and Culture", February 10-13, 2010. Submission deadline: December 15, 2009.

State University of New York at Buffalo Call for Papers

The American Studies Graduate Student Association of the State University of New York at Buffalo has announced a call for papers, conversations, and projects that address interdisciplinary work in all fields. Submission deadline: November 20, 2009.

Teaching Assistant AFRO 3592W

A Teaching Assistant is sought for AFRO 3592W: "Introduction to Black Women Writers in the United States".

2010 University of Tornoto International Colloquium

The Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto presents the 2010 international colloquium, "Explosive Past, Radiant Future," March 19-20, 2010. Abstracts due: September 30, 2009.

CUNY Asian American Literature Associate/Full Professor Position

The Ph.D. Program in English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York invites applications for a fall 2010 tenured Associate or Full Professor of Asian American Literature position. Review of applications begins September 15, 2009.

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