June 2010 Archives

CFP: Race, Radicalism, and Repression Conference

The Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington invite panel and paper proposals on any aspect of race, radicalism, and repression within or somehow related to the Pacific Coast of North America. The conference will be at the University of Washington, Seattle on May 12-14, 2011. Proposal deadline: September 30, 2010.

The Newberry Library Seminar in American Indian Studies

The Newberry Library Seminar in American Indian Studies has announced a call for papers for the 2010-11 academic year. The seminar provides a forum for works-in-progress that explore topics in American Indian Studies. The seminar is open to graduate students, faculty members and independent scholars. The seminar meets several times during the year at Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois. Submission deadline: September 30, 2010.

Luce Scholars Program

The University of Minnesota and the Luce Scholars Program invites applications for Professional Apprenticeships in Asia which include a significant basic stipend and, if necessary, separate cost-of-living or housing allowances, economy class air transportation and medical insurance. Applicants must be U.S. citizens no more than thirty years of age by July 1 of the year entering the program. Application Deadline: October 1, 2010.

Curator Position, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center, is recruiting a curator in the material culture of American numismatics and financial history for the National Numismatic Collection, Division of Political History. This is a federal permanent position with a starting salary of $74,872. Application deadline: July 23, 2010.

American Studies Association of Turkey 34th International American Studies Conference

The American Studies Association of Turkey invites submissions for the 34th International American Studies Conference, "The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies", November 3-5, 2010 in Alanya, Turkey. Proposals for papers, panels, performances, exhibits, and other modes of creative expression are due: June 30, 2010.

The Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS) invites submissions for a special forum on Asian American Studies, "Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora and Representation." Deadline for complete submissions: September 1, 2010.

U of M's Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota invites applications for the Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) Postdoctoral Fellowships for the 2010-2011 academic year. Fellowships are non-salaried appointments for 1 year following graduation. Ph.D. required. Application deadline: June 28, 2010.

The Quebec Summer Seminar

The Institute of Quebec Studies at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh invites you to participate in The Quebec Summer Seminar, "Accentuate Quebec: A Profile of Teaching, Research and Professional Development Opportunities in Quebec Studies", August 2-6, 2010.

Summer Paycheck Reminder

Reminder: If you are receiving salary in the summer, please remember that the University is distributing paychecks on Thursday July 1, instead of Wednesday, June 30th. You may contact Colleen with questions.

PCard Receipt Reminder

Please submit receipts for all June PCard purchases to Laura by Friday, June 25, 2010. Note: the deadline is earlier than usual because of year-end reconciling, so please be sure to get receipts and coversheets in as soon as possible.

American Studies/MAPACA Conference

The American Studies area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for their 2010 conference, October 28-30, 2010 in Alexandria, Virginia. MAPACA is seeking papers from interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives that investigate the actions, influences and phenomena that have formed American society. Submission deadline: June 30, 2010.

HSCI 8640-Fall 2010

HSCI 8940, "Science in American Society and Culture", will be taught fall 2010 by Professor Sally Gregory Kohlstedt on Tuesdays from 3:35-5:35 p.m. This course will concentrate on scholarly work at the intersection where scientific ideas and practitioners influence and are influenced by the inevitably unstable social and cultural context of the North American setting.

Asian Pacific American Religions Research Initiative Call for Papers

Asian Pacific American Religions and Research Initiative is pleased to announce a call for papers for the APARRI 2010 conference, "Bridging Yesterday and Tomorrow: Memory and Generational Change to Pacific and Asian North America." The conference will take place August 5-7, 2010 in Chicago, IL. Submission deadline: June 21, 2010.

Postdoctoral Position with the Center for Native Health Partnerships

The Center for Native Health Partnerships (CNHP) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. Start date is July 1, 2010 or as soon as possible. Position salary is $51,500. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in public health, education, community development. or a related field. Screening of applications will begin June 24, 2010.

2009-2010 Academic Year End Reimbursements due Wed. June 9th

Any final reimbursement requests for purchases from the 2009-2010 academic year must be submitted to Laura by Wednesday, June 9th.

CLA-OIT Helpline

Faculty and Graduate students: CLA has asked that we use the CLA-OIT helpline (4-help or help@cla.umn.edu) to request assistance with computer related issues. The CLA-OIT helpline will assist you with issues related to equipment that belongs to the college (computers located in the grad lab, laptops that can be checked out for short term, and faculty computers). Faculty - a reminder card with the number has been put in your mailbox, graduate students - we have posted some cards in the lab. Please contact Colleen with any questions.

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