AMST 8401 will be taught by Prof. Kale Fajardo this spring and will meet on Mondays from 1:25 – 3:20pm in Nicholson 110. The course will focus on building skills in pedagogy and learning practical strategies for inclusive 21st century teaching.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
ROSE MIRON, American Studies PhD student, will be teaching a new American Studies course this Spring, AMST 1511 “Americans Abroad.” The course will meet on Mondays 6:20 – 8:50pm. The course will look at Americans who travel abroad and how they interact with and shape the countries and cultures they visit. It will also consider the overall effect and influence of American society on the rest of the world.
JENNIFER PIERCE will be teaching a new American Studies course this Spring, AMST 2031 “Chasing the American Dream: Economic Opportunity and Inequality in the United States.” The course will meet on Mon & Wed 12:45 – 2:00pm. The course will explore if there ever was or still is an American Dream and how economic opportunity and inequality play out in American society .
CATHERINE SQUIRES will be teaching COMM 4616 “African American Civil Right’s Rhetoric: From Aint I a Woman to #SAYHERNAME” on Mon & Wed from 9:45 – 11:00am this Spring. Students will explore classic speeches, poems, comedy routines, editorials, song lyrics, hashtagsm and other key responses from African Americans and Allies in the ongoing struggle for freedom.
UC SANTA CRUZ is pleased to announce an open postdoctoral fellowship with the Chicano Latino Research Center. The fellowship is part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John E. Sawyer Seminar series which next year will be titled “Non-Citizenship.” They invite scholars from any discipline who study migration, mobility, and/or (non-)citizenship in any region of the world or period. Click here for complete information and to apply.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO is pleased to announce an open tenure-track Assistant Professor position in US History with a specialization in Native American history prior to 1877. Click here for more information and to apply.
THE SOCIETY for RADICAL GEOGRAPHY, SPATIAL THEORY, and EVERYDAY LIFE is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for their 2016 Symposium “Spatializing Sovereignty.” The symposium will be held on March 4th, 2016 at UC Berkeley. Click here for more information and to submit a paper.
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