CFP Counter Archives: Communities

“PublicationCall for chapters: Counter Archives: Communities, Archive/Counter-Archive (A/CA), Canada. Deadline for abstract: November 1, 2021.

Editors: Stacy Allison-Cassin, University of Toronto, and Antoine Damiens,  York University.

Archive/Counter-Archive solicits chapter proposals for Counter Archives: Communities, a hybrid media book under consideration with Concordia University Press. Political, resistant and community-based counter-archives disrupt conventional narratives and enrich our histories. Counter-archives embody both a theoretical approach to conceptualizing archives and a mode of practice—a practice that resists the universalizing force of dominant techniques of documentation and standardization at work within most institutional archives, libraries, and museums. They seek to counter the hegemony of traditional archival institutions that have normally neglected or marginalized women, Indigenous peoples, the LGBT2Q+ community, and immigrant communities. This volume is the first book within a potential book series edited by the Archive/Counter-Archive network. It seeks to reflect and theorize marginalized communities’ engagement with (counter)archival materials and protocols. As such, the book aims to decenter traditional archival narratives by focusing on community-led practices.

U Michigan: Media and Marginalized Communities (USA)

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Open-Rank Faculty Position in Media and Marginalized Communities. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Deadline: 23 August, 2021.

The Department of Communication and Media 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 Media and Marginalized Communities. It welcomes applications from scholars who analyze media texts, audiences, industry practices, and/or technologies as they intersect with issues related to race and ethnicity in either a U.S.-national or global context. This position will play an important role in further strengthening the qualitative and critical study of media, culture, and society at the university. The department is particularly interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity of the unit through research, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and service. The position’s anticipated starting date is August 29, 2022.

U Delaware job ad

Faculty Positions at the University of Delaware

The University of Delaware seeks to hire a minimum of two professors
as part of a university-wide commitment to bring to campus accomplished scholars whose work examines the history, culture, politics or creative works of racially or culturally marginalized communities employing a range of analytical and creative conceptual frameworks and methodologies. Applicants who have a Ph.D. (or J.D. for legal scholars) in the arts and humanities, social or behavioral sciences, or business and economics, law and public policy will be appointed in the department of their discipline. Applications from scholars with interdisciplinary interests and who examine social dynamics at the intersection of diverse groups are especially welcome. We expect to hire at the associate or full professor rank though assistant professors are also encouraged to apply.

The University of Delaware, a RU/VH: Research University, is a Sea, Space, and Land Grant institution, strategically located on a beautiful campus in Newark, Delaware in the middle of the Northeast corridor.  Nearby Wilmington is approximately halfway-or an hour and a half by train–between New York and Washington, D.C. Philadelphia and Baltimore are each about an hour away.  The University of Delaware is a well-endowed public institution with selective admissions, resulting in a student body of about 17,000 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate students. The University has an excellent compensation and benefits package that, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, makes it a “Great College to Work For.”

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2011 and continue until positions are filled. To apply, please submit–in a single Word or PDF document–a current CV and cover letter indicating your interest in the position, relevant scholarly activities and accomplishments and any leadership or collaborative engagement in institutional or community projects to http://www.udel.edu/udjobs.   Letters of reference and other materials may be requested at a later date.  Inquiries should be addressed to the search committee chair: James M. Jones, Chair of Diversity Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, jmjones@psych.udel.edu

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