July 24, 2015
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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor


Deadline:  12-1-2015

Type:  Tenured, Tenure Track

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience

Employment:  Full-Time


Black Studies: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Position in Pan-African Studies. Kent State University's Department of Pan-African Studies invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2016. We seek candidates who are able to teach Pan-African Theatre with a minor area in the Caribbean and Latin America and whose creative work addresses issues of race, gender, sexuality and class in relation to people and cultures of African descent. It is expected that this individual's training fulfills the needs of regional, national and community theatres and will strongly support a theatre program that is community-based and committed to examining the myriad of social justice issues faced by people of African descent, as well as similar issues faced by Native and Latino Americans. The individual is expected to maintain relationships with local black theatre institutions such as the Karamu House in Cleveland and national organizations like Black Theatre Network and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, which will enhance Kent State's relationships with the artistic community in Cleveland and surrounding areas. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses in both the School of Theatre and Dance and Pan-African Studies. An MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre or related field is required. The candidate should have a minimum of 3 three years of directing experience or equivalent and a vibrant creative scholarship record. He or she will be expected to provide teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate level. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. You can apply for this position at http://jobs.kent.edu/postings/3022.  Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, two pieces of evidence of creative scholarship, and three letters of reference through this link. Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University's Faculty.


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of ISS as independent organization

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The 2016 Meeting  will be organized NOT around papers but as as full-participation

focused on the topic--

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It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the book
"African Diaspora and Migration in the Age of Globalization: retreat experiences, study, work."

The book was published by Editora:


Authors: Bas'Ilele Malomalo - Dagoberto José Fonseca - Mbuyi Kabunda Badi
ISBN: 978-85-444-0250-4
Number of Pages: 216
Issue year: 2015
Edition Number: 1st
Book Format: 16x23


International migration, which are already part of globalization, affecting all regions of the world and all walks of life, reshaping contemporary societies increasingly pluralist, with important socialization processes. It is manifest in all directions: South-North, North-South and South-South. The South-North migration flows, from developing countries to the United States and Europe have resulted in an extensive literature, which does not happen with the recent, and not least the growing emergence of South-South migration, very little analyzed the absence of a consistent literature ─ except for the last working Wihtol de Wenden (2013) ─, migration in which African dynamics are central to this region, characterized by migratory turmoil of recent decades, both with regard to voluntary migration ( labor and skilled diaspora or "knowledge"), such as forced migration or refugiados.O this work, dedicated precisely to the analysis of South-South migration, focusing on the case of African migrations in Brazil and in some countries South America such as Argentina, Mexico and Colombia, highlighting the situation in which they are African immigrants in these countries, their difficulties and achievements, taking into account the processes of its exploration / inclusion from their new modes of social organizations their host countries.

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