December 31, 2015
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African American History Job at City College

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of History at The City College of New York invites applications for a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in African-American History,
1865- present. Teaching responsibilities will include both parts of our African-
American history survey, undergraduate and M.A. electives in the candidate's areas of
expertise, historical methods, and courses that contribute to the college's general
education curriculum. The position begins August 25, 2016.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. by date of appointment; evidence of excellent
scholarly potential; and commitment to teaching, research, and program service.

COMPENSATION
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering
health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings
programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and
publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account,
and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (14234) or Title. Select "Apply Now"
and provide the requested information.

Applicants should upload a letter of application, CV, and chapter-length writing
sample. In addition to applying online, all applicants must e-mail a single PDF, via
Interfolio, a letter of application, CV, a chapter length writing sample, sample syllabi,
and three confidential letters of recommendation to history@ccny.cuny.edu with the
subject line: "African-American History search."

Please direct all inquiries via e-mail to Professor Adrienne Petty:
CLOSING DATE
Open until filled, with review of applications to begin February 1st, 2016.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to
apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected
groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of
any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity.
EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
   



NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
Faculty Fellow Position

Division of the Humanities

Arts and Science

New York University seeks a post-doctoral fellow specializing in the cities of the Caribbean, Latin America, and/or Atlantic Africa (post-1850) for the 2016-2017 academic year. The fellow will work alongside NYU faculty whose interests include political economy, racism and inequality, and the politics of sustainability and development. Responsibilities for the fellow will include helping convene a Global Cities conference to be held in the Spring of 2017. The fellow will also teach one undergraduate course in the Fall and Spring of his or her fellowship year.

Applicants from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds are welcomed, including but not limited to history, art history, literature, and cultural anthropology. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, a 2-page statement of research interests, and a list of three references. To apply, please visit: www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52782 and follow the application instructions. Review of applications will begin February 12, 2016. Letters of recommendation shall be solicited for finalists at a later date.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/
Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
    



Harriet's Legacies: Race, Historical Memory and Futures in Canada.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Following an interdisciplinary conference at Brock University in October 2015, we invite submissions for a publication that would expand and continue conversations about Black historical presence in Canada, African Canadian production, legacies and praxis in areas of the arts, literature, performance, politics, research and pedagogy as well as writing which explore questions of community and futures.
 
Papers may consider the recovery, popularization, and the mobilization of local, provincial and national stories of Black experiences in Canada, especially more local community concerns and future opportunities; Blackness in suburban and rural spaces; Gender and Sexuality; Blackface in Canada; Black Canadian artistic production; Gospel music and radio in Ontario; cross-cultural collaborations; Black youth movements; Race, Borders and Movement; Public Memory and Monuments; Intimate Archives of Blackness; The history and legacies of Black Feminisms including contributions to or conflicts with other feminisms and or other human interest groups; Africville; digital archives; Development pressures and Black heritage sites; Blackness and Indigenous Relations.

We welcome works from all disciplines, as well as interdisciplinary and comparative approaches . We are also interested in creative essays which explore the limits and possibilities of the essay as a genre (critical-creative works such as Claudia Rankine's Citizen and M.Nourbese Phillip's essays in A Genealogy of Resistance , might serve as models)
 
Deadline : 20 March, 2016
 
Word Count : 4000-6000 words

Format : Essays must be typed and double-spaced. Please include your address, phone number, email address, and a short bio on the last page of the manuscript. No simultaneous submissions. Previously published essays will not be considered.

Submitting : Finished works may be sent to Ronald Cummings, Department of English Language & Literature, Brock University (by email:   rcummings@brocku.ca ) before 20 March 2016 .
   


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