June 2012 Archives

Penn Humanities Forum accepting applications for 2013-2014 Mellon Postdoc Fellowships

The Penn Humanities Forum invites applications for five (5) Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities for the 2013-2014 academic year on the general theme of Violence. Untenured scholars in the humanities who received for will receive their PhD between December 2004 and December 2012 are eligible. The fellowships include a stipend of $46,500 plus single-coverage health insurance and a $2,500 research fund. Application deadline: October 15th, 2012. For full requirements and application, click here.

CFP: University of Chicago "Refiguring the 1970s" Grad Student Conference

The University of Chicago invites submissions for this year's Graduate Student Conference, "Refiguring the 1970s: New Narratives in U.S. and International History", to be held April 26-27, 2013. This conference capitalizes on the changing historiographic moment to offer a forum for graduate students from throughout the country (and abroad) to share the most innovative work on the 1970s. Submission deadline: November 1st, 2012.

O'Brien awarded NAISA Best Subsequent Book Prize

Professor Jean O'Brien, History, was awarded the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) 2010 Best Subsequent Book Prize for her book Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out Existence in New England (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). Click here for award announcement.

The Committee on LGBT History invites submissions for "Intersections: An Inaugural Black Queer Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Conference" to be held at Princeton University on October 20th, 2012. This conference seeks to create a public forum for dialogue on innovative research across disciplines and fields that interrogate the intersections between blackness and queerness. Professor Kara Keeling of the University of Southern California will be the Keynote Speaker. Submission deadline: August 31st, 2012.

CFP: "Terror and the Inhuman" Brown University

Brown University's Department of Modern Culture and Media seeks submissions for the conference "Terror and the Inhuman" to be held October 25-27, 2012. This conference seeks to develop new lines of exchange between "terror" and "the inhuman," two diverse - yet inescapably interrelated - figurations and theoretical concepts. Submission deadline: June 30th, 2012. Click here for more info.

CFP: Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Colloquium

The Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies invites submissions for the Colloquium "Why You Can't Teach U.S. History without American Indians", to be held March 29-30th, 2013. They hope that his seminar will provide a public, academic forum for new interpretations of past events, from an Indian perspective, and they plan to publish selected papers in a volume that will be geared toward classroom teaching. Submission deadline: July 15th, 2012. Click here for more info.

PCard Early Deadline Notice

Please submit receipts for all June PCard purchases to Laura by Tuesday, June 26th. 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.

Ault received PhD

Liz Ault has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled, "Take Responsibility for Your Good Times: Black Sitcoms, Citizenship, and the Reinvention of Government 1972-1985." Laurie Ouellette, adviser.

GEOG 8101 fall 2012

GEOG 8101: Proseminar in Nature Society Geography: Nature-Society and STS will be taught by Abigail Neely this fall 2012 semester on Tuesdays 2:00 - 4:30pm.

Visiting Assistant Prof/Instructor Position at Miami University

Miami University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor position for the 2012-2013 academic year. Position includes teaching full load of introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in American Studies. PhD by date of appointment required for Visiting Assistant Professor position or ABD in American Studies/Civilization for Instructor level position. Screening of applications begins June 25th, 2012.

CFP: Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference

Tufts University invites submissions for their 2nd Annual Graduate Humanities Conference. The conference, "Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution," will be held Friday, October 26th, 2012. The theme comes from the practice of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, and invites conversations on politics, activism and resistance from all areas of the humanities. Abstract submission deadline: July 1st, 2012. Click here for full details.

JOUR 8602 Seminar Fall 2012

JOUR 8602 Seminar: History of Mass Communication will be taught by Prof. Giovanna Dell'Orto this fall 2012 semester on Wednesdays 11:15am to 2:15pm. Continue reading for a course description.

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