The “public sphere”—an idea with deep roots in the European enlightenment—has always been a contested concept in American culture and society. Almost by default, American intellectuals, artists, politicians, and activists have stressed the non-unitary, diversified, and oppositional dynamics of all things public. Leggi tutto “10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies”
The city in the United States is and has been etched with boundaries. Lines crisscross the map of the nation dividing states and cities and counties, and perhaps more importantly in recent years, suburban jurisdictions and their resources from urban areas. Gated communities and fortress like buildings inspired by modernist architecture cut off the flow of people and their access to goods, services, and each other. Leggi tutto “15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms””
What, when & where
Fixed-term appointment from 01/02/2018 to 31/01/2019, with the possibility of extension.
Teaching and examination of a range of undergraduate and MA courses in English and American Literature and Culture, as well as supervision
NYU and the Center for the Humanities recognize the value of a diverse community in supporting an intellectually challenging and inclusive environment. To this end, the University actively recruits, supports
What: Postdoc Scholar, Africana Research Center. The Africana Research Center invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar position in any aspect of African, African American and Diaspora Studies.
Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo
In questa estate 2017 l’Università di Urbino ha organizzato la prima edizione in Italia della Summer School in Cultural Studies. Dal 17 al 21 luglio, la suggestiva cornice urbinate ha ospitato l’evento nella sede del polo scientifico didattico “Paolo Volponi”.
What: Media, Culture, and Society (Open Rank):
The Department of Communication Studies in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan invites applicants for one tenure-track or tenured position to complement and expand our strengths in qualitative media and critical-cultural studies.