until filled – archival editor, Van Buren papers; and visiting professor in Tennessee

What, when & where

The Papers of Martin Van Buren seeks an assistant editor for a Jul 2019-June 2020 appointment, with the possibility of extended employment dependent on grant funding. The position will require the editor to catalog, transcribe, annotate, and/or proofread documents for the project, which is producing digital and print editions of approximately 13,000 known Van Buren documents.

The position will require the editor to catalog, transcribe, annotate, and/or proofread documents for the project, which will produce digital and print editions of approximately 13,000 known Van Buren documents.  

Candidate must possess:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in reading and comprehending nineteenth-century handwriting
  • Experience with documentary editing and/or a research specialty in U.S. politics between 1800 and 1865 will be considered a plus

Deadline & how to apply

The successful hire will be required to be in residence at the project office in Cumberland University’s Vise Library.

Please upload your cover letter, resume, and 3 references.


What, when & where

Applications are sought for a visiting assistant professor of history. The successful candidate will teach five courses, specifically World Civilization I, World Civilization II, History of the United States I, and/or History of the United States II, in both the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Courses may be taught on campus and/or at dual enrollment sites in area high schools. These courses are options for the fulfillment of the History component of Cumberland University’s General Education Core, and in the History major. These survey courses should provide students with a rigorous introduction to major historical themes, as well as to college-level writing, thinking, and analysis.

Deadline & how to apply

An electronic version of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial graduate transcripts, and 5 references is required. 

Other info, Links & conditions

  • Ability to navigate instructional technology and software.
  • Demonstrated inter- and intrapersonal skills, especially in engaging with traditional and non-traditional university students.
  • Evidence of high level of personal agency and initiative.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

Preferred: Completed doctorate degree in History. A Master’s degree in history or a related field (with 18 completed graduate hours in history) may be accepted.


What, when & where

Applications are sought for adjunct instructors of History to teach HIS 191, 192, 201, and/or 202 in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Courses may be taught on campus and/or at dual enrollment sites in area high schools. These courses are options for the fulfillment of the History component of Cumberland University’s General Education Core, and in the History major. These survey courses should provide students with a rigorous introduction to major historical themes, as well as to college-level writing, thinking, and analysis.

  • Ability to navigate instructional technology and software.
  • Demonstrated inter- and intrapersonal skills, especially in engaging with traditional and non-traditional university students.
  • Evidence of high level of personal agency and initiative.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

Deadline & how to apply

An electronic version of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, unofficial graduate transcripts, and five references is required.

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15/06/2019 – call for panelists, ““No Labor-Saving Machines”: Studying C19 in Non-Elite Spaces”

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15/04/2019 – Call for papers black studies EHESS

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17/04/19. 2 Start-up Grants, Doctoral Program in Literary Studies

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01/04/19 – research grant “Sisters in crime” about women/crime fiction

What, when & where

Sisters in Crime will award researchers grants of up to $500 for the purchase of books to support research projects that contribute to our understanding of the role of women or underrepresented groups in the crime fiction genre. This may include but is not limited to research on women mystery writers, on the position of women writers in the crime fiction marketplace, or on gender, race, or ethnicity as an aspect of crime fiction.

Grant recipients must provide copies of receipts of purchases and provide a summary of research progress that will be shared publicly and non-exclusively through the organization’s website. Grant proposals must be received by April 1, 2019. The recipient will be notified by June 1, 2019. Books must be purchased and itemized receipts provided by December 1, 2019, along with a progress report (250-500 words) on the research project.
Deadline & how to apply

Deadline & how to apply

Application Deadline is APRIL 1st. To apply, please send your CV and the following information to Barbara Fister. You should receive confirmation that your application was received within a week. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of scholars familiar with scholarship on the genre.

Final reports from previous grantees can be viewed under “More in this section,” at the top of the page.

  • Name
  • Email
  • Mailing Address
  • Description of research project, including a discussion of the project’s significance and plans for publication or presentation of results (suggested length: three pages or less)
  • Preliminary list of books to be purchased to support this research

Other info, Links & conditions

Sisters in Crime is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 that promotes the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers and aspires to serve as the voice for excellence and diversity in crime writing.
Other info, Links & conditions

Limitations:

While projects may include analysis of film, the emphasis should be on written fiction.
These grants are intended to support non-fiction critique and analysis rather than research for fiction projects.
In keeping with the requirements of our funding source, grant recipients must either be US citizens/legal residents of the United States or must be conducting research on US authors.
Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received an academic research grant from Sisters in Crime.

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01/03/19 – Marjorie Harding Fellowship on Thoreau

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01/03/19 – Summer School “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Chicago, 1893-1955”

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15/01/2018 – CFS: Ca’ Foscari Annals (Western Languages, Literatures, Culture, and History Section) n. 53/2019

Annali di Ca’ Foscari. Serie occidentale is an open-access annual online journal of double blind peer-reviewed academic articles which was first published in 1962 (http://edizionicafoscari.unive.it/en/edizioni/riviste/annali-di-ca-foscari-serie-occidentale/). It’is international in outlook, and accepts contributions  both from established Italian and foreign academics and from younger scholars. It’s indexed in DOAJ, ERIH Plus, MLA e Worldcat.

The Western Languages and Literatures Section of the journal welcomes contributions in English, Albanese, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, French, modern Greek, German, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian-Croatian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Western  Languages, Literatures, Culture, and History Section is currently seeking submissions for the next issue, which has a planned publication date of Autumn 2019. Proposals will be evaluated by the Editor and the Editorial Board on the basis of their pertinence to the research areas covered by the Department. Articles, including footnotes and references section, should not exceed 50.000 strokes (including spaces).

All articles should be accompanied by an abstract in English (1500 strokes, including spaces). All abstracts should be followed by four key words and by a short biographical note in English (1000 strokes, including spaces).

 In addition to full-length articles, the journal also publishes reviews of significant recent or forthcoming works, in Italian or in English (maximum two pages per review).

All contributions should be sent to: annali.occidentali@unive.it

When you email your submission, please indicate clearly which section of the journal your article or review is intended for.

The deadline for abstracts is January 15th 2019.