Category Archives: Art/Music Performance

University of Illinois-Chicago Assistant Professorship in Disability and Human Development

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas: cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis. Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.”

URL: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=80801&job=assistant-professor-disability-and-human-development

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University of California-Davis Assistant Professorship in Black Studies/Critical Race Studies

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure track

Comments: We seek “applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in black studies grounded in literary and cultural studies. Applicant should have research and teaching interests in American, African, and/or African Diasporic materials. We welcome but do not require candidates in research areas that complement existing areas of strength on our campus, including environmental humanities, popular cultures, media studies, performance studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01778

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and two scholars or artists are appointed each year. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work—or in the case of MFA applicants, building their professional portfolios—while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College’s academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course.

Eligible departments: Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology/Sociology; Art; Asian Studies; Comparative Literature; Economics; Environmental Studies; Geosciences; German/Russian; History; Jewish Studies; Justice and Law; Latina/o; Mathematics and Statistics; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Romance Languages; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Eligibility: The Bolin Fellowships are awarded to applicants from underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, those who are first-generation college graduates, women in predominately male fields, or disabled scholars.”

URL: http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Harvard University Mahindra Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: December 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “migration and the humanities.” ” The issues the seminar will explore include: the ethics of hospitality; modes of cosmopolitanism; negotiation of cultural “differences” under duress; the role played by interpretation and cultural translation in enhancing processes of social integration.” Must have earned PhD after May 2014 and before or during August 2017.

URL: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7745

Ithaca College Assistant Professorship in African Diaspora Studies

Deadline: October 14

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking an interdisciplinary scholar who specializes in African Diaspora Studies, Ethnic Studies, Black Studies and/or Gender and Sexuality Studies whose work addresses racial injustice and equity as related to the African Diaspora. The area of specialization is open, however, we are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship and course offerings engage queer perspectives, gender and/or sexuality using intersectional methodologies.

URL: https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com//postings/8652

University of California-Riverside Assistant Professorships (2) in Spanish

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking two complementary hires in the area of Mexico/Latino and Border Studies, understood in broad terms chronologically and geographically as well as conceptually/methodologically. Areas of interest for these positions include (but are not limited to) literary expressions of the border; Latino Studies; migration; performance studies; visual culture; bilingual socio-linguistics; creative writing; theories of border culture; gender studies.”

URL: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00619