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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Camp

LATIS and UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES are hosting Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities (DASH) Camp from August 21-25, 2017. This weeklong workshop is designed for graduate students to learn about digital practices in their research and teaching. Student will learn mapping and data visualization, website creation, open educational resources and much more. Click here for more information and to register.

Bachman-Sanders interveiwed by The Bike Nerds Podcast

CHRISTINE BACHMAN-SANDERS, PhD candidate, has been interviewed by The Bike Nerds Podcast, where she speaks about her experiences as a touring cyclist and her current research on 1890s bicycle touring and rhetorics of civilization and conquest. Listen to the podcast here.

Marchan and Maruyama awarded the 2017 Mulford Q. Sibley / Joseph J. Kwiat Graduate Fellowship

MARY MARCHAN and HANA MARUYAMA (current American Studies graduate students) have been awarded the Department's 2017 Mulford Q. Sibley / Joseph J. Kwiat Graduate Fellowship for Summer Research Support.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

VAP Position at Miami University

Global & Intercultural Studies:  Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor for a full-time, one-year appointment for the 2017-18 academic year to teach a full load of courses as well as to provide service in support of the American Studies Program. 

Require:  PhD in American Studies or related cognate field by time of appointment (for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor); ABD (for appointment as Instructor). 

Miami University will not sponsor for H1B work authorization for the 2017-18 year. 

Desire:  Applicants with an interest in transnational popular culture; demonstrated teaching experience. 

Submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4207.  

Inquiries may be directed to Kimberly Hamlin at hamlinka@miamioh.edu.  Screening of applications will begin May 22, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Esparza receives PhD

René Esparza has received his PhD with his dissertation entitled, "From Vice to Nice: Race, Sex, and the Gentrification of AIDS."  Rod Ferguson and Kevin Murphy advisers.

Treon was awarded Teacher of the Year (2016-2017)

Current grad student Matthew Treon was awarded Teacher of the Year (2016-2017) by the Department of Writing Studies/First-Year Writing program.

AAS 3341: Asian American Images will be offered for the Fall 2017

AAS 3341: Asian American Images will be offered for the Fall 2017 semester. From 19th-century anti-Chinese political cartoons to Harold and Kumar, visual representations of Asians in the United States have long influenced how Asian Americans are seen and treated. This course will examine how Asian Americans are seen and how they see themselves. John Matsunaga will teach this course, it will be held on Wednesdays from 2:30PM- 5:00PM in Blegen Hall 225. Click here for more information. See flyers below for more information