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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Prof. Prell Lecture on Sept. 6 at 7:30pm


EMERITUS PROF. RIV-ELLEN PRELL will be delivering the opening lecture for the Center for Jewish Studies Annual Lecture Series. The lecture is titled “A Campus Divided: Confronting the Racist, Anti-Semitic, and Red-Baiting Politics of the University of Minnesota from 1930-1942” and will be held on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm at the Temple Israel on 2323 Fremont Ave. S. Click here for more information

Open Spring AMST Teaching Positions

AMERICAN STUDIES has several instructor and section leader positions open for Spring 2018. The courses with instructor openings are AMST 1012 and 2031 and the course with a section leader opening is AMST 3252W. Please contact Angela (bran0487@umn.edu) if you are ABD, not on fellowship, and interested.

The class times are:

AMST 1012 - U.S. on an Immigration Planet  - TTH 11:15-12:30
AMST 2031 - Chasing the American Dream - TTH 11:15-12:30
AMST 3252W - Discussion sections M 10:10-11 and T 11:15-12:05 (Class meets TTH 9:45-11 with Bianet Castellanos)
 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts PreDocs


THE CENTER for ADVANCED STUDY in the VISUAL ARTS has several predoctoral fellowships for the 2018-2019 school year. One is specifically for Historians of American Art to travel abroad and the others are broadly for students in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, urbanism, and photographic media. Click here for more information about the various fellowships and to apply.

AFRO/ENGL 3598W 25% TA


THE DEPARTMENT of ENGLISH is looking for a 25% TA for AFRO/ENGL 3598W – Introduction to African American Literature and Culture I taught by Prof. John Wright on Tu/TH from 11:15am – 1:10pm. The course meets Literature Core and Writing Intensive requirements and Historically-Oriented Literature Course requirement for the English major. Candidates with previous Writing Intensive teaching experience are preferred. If you are interested in the appointment or would like to no more please contact John Wright (wrigh003@umn.edu).

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Mohrman receives PhDs


KATY MOHRMAN has received her PhD with her dissertation entitled, "Exceptionally Queer: Mormon Peculiarity and US Exceptionalism."  Reg Kunzel and Kevin Murphy, advisers.

Smith received MA


ROBERT SMITH III has received his MA. Kevin Murphy, adviser.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

WashU Assistant or Associate Prof in GWSS


WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS’ Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is pleased to announce they are now accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (37269). They are seeking a Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies scholar trained in Ethnic Studies ranging from Chicanx and Latinx Studies, to Diasporic Studies, to other emerging fields working with ethnicity around the world. Click here for more information and to apply.