June 2013 Archives

UMN accepting applications for OED GLBTA Programs Office Director Position

THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT for Equity and Diversity (OED) at the University of Minneasota seeks a highly qualified, motivated, and creative leader to serve as Director of the University Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally Programs Office. The Director provides vision, leadership, and management oversight for GLBTA PO programs and services on the Twin Cities campus. Review of applications has begun, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed.

GWSS Grad Instructor Position for Fall 2013

THE DEPARTMENT OF GENDER, WOMEN and Sexuality Studies is seeking a graduate instructor to teach GWSS 3301W "Women Writers" for the Fall 2013 semester. The course meets MW 2:30-3:45, and previous syllabi of the course are available upon request. Application deadline: July 15th, 2013. Continue reading for more details.

Leon publishes An Image of God

Sharon M. Leon, PhD '04, published her book An Image of God: The Catholic Struggle with Eugenics (University of Chicago Press, 2013). Click here for more info.
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Chia Vang lecture June 26th

CHIA YOUYEE VANG, PhD'06, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, June 26th as part of the IHRC's Global Race, Ethnicity, & Migration series. The lecture "An Enduring Place of Refuge: International Institute of Minnesota" will be held from 12:00-1:00pm in room 308 Andersen Library, west bank.

Tyson publishes The Wages of History

Amy Tyson, PhD '06, published her book The Wages of History: Emotional Labor on Public History's Front Lines (University of Massachusetts Press, 2013). Click here for more info. 9781625340238.jpg

Dillon receives PhD

Steve Dillon has received his PhD with his dissertation entitled, "Fugitive Life: Race, Gender, and the Rise of the Neoliberal Carceral State." Roderick Ferguson and Regina Kunzel, advisers.

Schneider-Mayerson's Dissertation Defense Public Portion

Current Grad Student Matthew Schneider-Mayerson's dissertation defense will be held on Tuesday, June 25th from 11am - 1pm. All are welcome to attend the public portion beginning at 11am in room 103 Scott Hall.

MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed lecture, workshop, and symposia series

"MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed" is a new collaborative series of lectures, workshops, and symposia held June through December 2013 in conjunction with the new exhibit at the MN Science Museum. The first lecture in the series will be this Friday, June 21st at 7:30pm at Hamilne in room 112 of the Anderson Student Center

Women, Gender, and Families of Color Journal Inaugural Issue

THE SPRING 2013 INAUGURAL ISSUE of Women, Gender, and Families of Color, a scholarly journal launched by the University of Illinois Press in cooperation with the University of Kansas, has been released. The issue is a collection of articles that primarily explore various elements of health for Latinas and African American Women. For more information, please click here.

Early PCard Deadline: JUNE 25th

Please submit receipts for all June PCard purchases to Laura by Tuesday, June 25th. 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.

1 year Postdoc on Youth Activism Project

The Youth Activism Project, housed in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona, invites applications for a one-year renewable postdoctoral fellowship on youth and participatory politics to begin in fall 2013. All candidates must have a PhD in hand by the commencement of the fellowship and would preferable have received their PhD within the past three years. Please note that all applications received before May 31st will receive full consideration (although feel free to submit the week after too). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

New Graduate Level Course "Public History" HIST 5960/8960

HIST 5960/8960 "Public History: The Guantanamo Public Memory Project" will be taught by Prof. Kevin P. Murphy on Thursdays from 6:20-8:50pm this fall 2013 semester. Continue reading for a course description and flier.

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