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Recent Opportunities and Announcements (by topic)

2017 Thoreau Society Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship

Posted: September 24, 2016, Fellowships and Grants

Mark Rice wins 2016 Gintong Aklat (Golden Book) Award

Posted: September 23, 2016, Member News

Josh Kun named 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Posted: September 23, 2016, Member News

ATHENA Roundtable: Higher Education, Academic Freedom, and Civic Responsibility, October 28, 2016

Posted: September 20, 2016, Conferences

Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities, University of Washington

Posted: September 20, 2016, Workshops

CFP:  “Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas,” May 15-17, York University

Posted: September 20, 2016, Paper Calls

Call for Submissions: Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

Posted: September 19, 2016, Prizes

XIII International SAAS Conference, April 5-7, 2017, University of Extremadura, Cáceres

Posted: September 19, 2016, Conferences

Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship

Posted: September 16, 2016, Fellowships and Grants

CFP: “Jimmy Carter and the ‘Year of the Evangelicals’ Reconsidered,” April 6-8, 2017, Saint Anselm

Posted: September 15, 2016, Paper Calls

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Recent Employment Opportunities

George and Joyce Wein Chair and Program Director: African American Studies, Boston University
Posted: June 22, 2016, Chairs, Deans, and Directors

Host Institution and Executive Director: The Oral History Association
Posted: July 8, 2016, Chairs, Deans, and Directors History

Associate or Full Professor, Tenured: Native American/Indigenous Studies, UC San Diego
Posted: July 13, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Religion, Amherst College
Posted: July 13, 2016, Religious Studies

Open-Rank Professor: Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, University of Michigan
Posted: July 27, 2016, American Studies

Associate or Full Professor: Sociology, Tufts University
Posted: July 27, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Sociology & Ethnic Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Posted: July 29, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Sociology, Pitzer College
Posted: August 1, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Social Psychology, Pitzer College
Posted: August 1, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Postcolonial and/or World Anglophone Literatures, Pitzer College
Posted: August 1, 2016, English

Asst. Prof., Tenure-Track: Law, (Im)migration & Social Control, Sociology, Humboldt State University
Posted: August 2, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Open-Rank Professor: Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
Posted: August 4, 2016, Women's / Gender Studies

Open-Rank Professor: Environmental Humanities, University of Michigan
Posted: August 10, 2016, Humanities

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Religion, Race, and Colonialism, Tufts University
Posted: August 12, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Open-Rank Professorships: African American Studies, Georgetown University
Posted: August 12, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Africana Studies, Bucknell University
Posted: August 15, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Asst. or Assoc. Professor, Tenure-Track: Asian American Literary Studies, Northwestern University
Posted: August 19, 2016, American Studies

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Sociocultural/Medical Anthropology, Scripps College
Posted: August 19, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Terra Foundation Fellowships: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Posted: August 22, 2016, Music, Fine Arts, and Art History

Research Fellowships: Smithsonian American Art Museum/Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Posted: August 22, 2016, Music, Fine Arts, and Art History

Associate or Full Professor, Tenured: Latino Studies, Dartmouth College
Posted: August 23, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Mellon Diversity and Renewal Postdoc/Asst. Prof., Tenure-Track: History, Bates College
Posted: August 23, 2016, History

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Comparative American Studies, Oberlin College
Posted: August 24, 2016, American Studies

Asst. or Assoc. Prof., Tenure-Track: African American or African Diaspora Studies, USC
Posted: August 24, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Transnational American Studies, Franklin & Marshall College
Posted: August 25, 2016, American Studies

Asst. Prof., Tenure-Track: African American Lit and Culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Posted: August 29, 2016, English

Assistant Professor of English: Multi-ethnic US Literatures, specialization in Latino/a Literature
Posted: August 30, 2016, English

Research Associate and Visiting Faculty: Women’s Studies in Religion, Harvard Divinity School
Posted: September 2, 2016, Religious Studies

Assistant Professor, Tenure-track: English and the Study of Women & Gender, Smith College
Posted: September 2, 2016, English

Assistant Professor: Diaspora Youth Cultures, Hampshire College
Posted: September 7, 2016, Humanities

Full-Time Lecturer: American Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Posted: September 9, 2016, American Studies

John Professorship/Director of the Center for Urban Research: Marquette University
Posted: September 9, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Associate Professor: Latin American, Caribbean, & US Latino Studies, University at Albany
Posted: September 13, 2016, Humanities

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Social Justice and Carcerality, University of Colorado Boulder
Posted: September 14, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Open Rank, Tenure-Track: Literatures & Media of Africa & the African Diaspora, University of Oregon
Posted: September 14, 2016, English

Open-Rank Professor: Asian American Studies, San José State University
Posted: September 14, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Quantitative Methods and Statistics, San José State University
Posted: September 14, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor: US Foreign Policy and Empire Studies, Hampshire College
Posted: September 15, 2016, Humanities

Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Journalism, Boston College
Posted: September 15, 2016, Communication / Media

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Racial Inequality, Brown University
Posted: September 15, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Electronic Media, Washington University in St. Louis
Posted: September 16, 2016, Communication / Media

Tenure-Track, Open-Rank Faculty Position: History of the Pacific Islands, University of Utah
Posted: September 16, 2016, History

2017/18 Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Posted: September 21, 2016, History

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship: Asian American Studies, Wellesley College
Posted: September 21, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Faculty Position(s): Inequality, Power, and Social Justice, University of California, Merced
Posted: September 23, 2016, Ethnic/Cultural Studies/Social Sciences

Associate/Full Professor: Early U.S. and African/a Literatures and Cultures, Oregon State University
Posted: September 27, 2016, English

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track: Gender and Women’s Studies, Pomona College
Posted: September 27, 2016, Women's / Gender Studies

Assistant Professor: Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University
Posted: September 27, 2016, Women's / Gender Studies

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