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Submissions for Annual Interdisciplinary Journal

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Review Begins: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Ad Americam. Journal of American Studies is an interdisciplinary journal edited at the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Ad Americam publishes double-blind peer-reviewed articles by scholars on American history, politics, law, culture, sociology and comparative studies of American and other cultures. For more details, please visit the website.

Prospective submissions are welcome on a rolling basis. The journal is released once a year.

Associate Director Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies

August 15, 2017

Job Summary: The Associate Director of Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies supports the Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies (CRES) program, which seeks to educate students, faculty, staff, and the larger community to critically examine racial and ethnic identities as an essential step in becoming ethical citizens and leaders in today's global community.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

Teaches one course per semester and helps manage the full range of administrative, financial, fundraising, research, educational, and outreach activities of the program.

Supports and helps to develop the mission of CRES by cultivating a


Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) and Latinx Studies

November 17, 2017
Starting Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

As part of a cluster hire in Latinx literature and culture (see related ad), the Department of English at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Creative Writing (Fiction) at the advanced assistant or associate level. We are seeking a fiction writer with a proven record of well-placed creative publications, excellence in diverse and innovative teaching, and relevant administrative expertise. The position requires a PhD in Creative Writing or English (additional MFA preferred).

The successful candidate will maintain an active publication record and provide leadership for the department’s Creative Writing program. Texas A&M is an emerging...

Associate Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

June 30, 2017

Job Description - The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America is a high profile and centrally located research and public programming Center at Brown. We collaborate with top departments across campus and represent a prominent part of Brown’s Building on Distinction Campaign as well as the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan. The associate director (AD) will play a critical role at the PhD level in the design and establishment of scholarly programming, initiatives and programs at the Center. The incumbent will work with the faculty Director to develop and conceptualize CSREA research seminars, the postdoctoral fellows...

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Refugee and Migration Studies

February 1, 2017
Starting Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Carleton College is seeking a recent Ph.D. with a specialization in transnational migration to fill our Robert A. Oden jr. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Liberal Arts. This fellowship is a two-year appointment for a faculty member with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The position is half-time teaching (two courses one year and three courses the next) and half-time research and writing. Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities....

Critical Ethnic Studies Prize

Post date: June 29, 2017

The American Studies Association’s Committee on Critical Ethnic Studies calls for submissions for the 2017 Critical Ethnic Studies Prize, awarded to a participant in the annual meeting of the American Studies Association. Any paper given at the meeting is eligible for consideration, provided that it does not exceed 15 pages, including the notes. The paper should be a work-in-progress. The author of the winning paper will receive a $500 award at the annual meeting to be held November 9-12 in Chicago, Illinoise.

Relevant submissions will contrast or connect the process of race-making or the experiences of racialized communities with similar...

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship

July 5, 2017
Starting Date: 
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

We invite applications for the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship is housed in DePaul’s African and Black Diaspora Studies Program.

The Wells-Barnett fellow is expected to teach three courses over the academic year. Teaching experience in a higher education setting is strongly preferred. Specific courses to be taught will be ultimately be determined in dialogue with the department.

Fellows will also be expected to present their research to the DePaul and local community and participate meaningfully in the life of the African and Black Diaspora Studies Program, its students, and the affiliated Center for Black Diaspora. The...

Futures of Feminist Science Studies

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Review Begins: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Call for Papers:
Special Issue, "Futures of Feminist Science Studies"

This special issue of Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal invites submissions that work at the intersections of science studies, feminism, and cultural studies. We are especially interested in work that explores the possibilities that emerge from feminist science studies, both as a critique science’s “culture of no culture” and as a pedagogical intervention relevant to the training of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies students. Submissions for this issue should fall into one of two broad categories: "Gender, Science, and the Practice of Culture" and "Feminist Science Studies in the University...

John Hope Franklin Prize

About the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize

The John Hope Franklin Publication Prize is distributed yearly and honors the most outstanding book published in American studies for the year preceding the annual meeting. Recipients of the award receive $1,000. The prize winner will be announced at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association.

This award honors John Hope Franklin, an American historian who published dozens of books including the influential From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans. He served as president of both the American Studies Association and the American Historical Association and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in...