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Job Posting | Africana Studies and Political Science

The Departments of Africana Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University-New Brunswick seek to hire a nationally recognized scholar in the field of the politics of race at the Associate or Full Professor level, to begin September 1, 2022. We welcome candidates with an outstanding and sustained record of research, teaching, and mentorship.  Research and teaching interests should include African American engagements with political institutions such as Congress, the presidency, state and local government, urban politics, and political parties; political rhetoric; social movements; and African American politics. We particularly welcome candidates specializing in the diverse factors shifting the landscape for African American politics in recent decades. We encourage candidates who engage in public discourse of their research beyond formal academic circles, though this is not required. The successful candidate’s tenure home will be in Africana Studies, with a partial appointment in Political Science, and with teaching and service responsibilities divided between the two Departments. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the general field of the politics of race. PhD degree in Africana Studies, Political Science or related field required by position start date of September 1, 2022.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a  list of three references to: http//jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/140961. Review of applicants will begin on October 30, 2021 and will continue until the job is filled.  All job offers are contingent upon successful pre-employment background screening prior to commencement of employment.

Virtual Talk | The Digital Dead Yard

The Digital Dead Yard: Articulating Caribbean Loss and Mourning Online
Virtual talk by Kelly Baker Josephs, CUNY
Moderated by Minoo Moallem, Director of Media Studies, UC Berkeley

Thursday, 30 September 2021
12:00PM – 1:30PM PDT (3:00PM – 4:30PM EDT)
Virtual event. Register here.

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Online Symposium | Estamos Bien – La Trienal 20/21

Join El Museo del Barrio and invited curators, scholars, and participating artists for an online symposium to mark the conclusion of ESTAMOS BIEN—LA TRIENAL 20/21.

Friday, September 24
2PM-5:30PM
Virtual event. Register here.

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Book Talk | Nature’s Wild North America Book Tour Fall 2021

Join Richard Fung, Kamala Kempadoo, Jillian Ollivierre, and Andil Gosine in conversation for the launch of Gosine’s award-winning new book Nature’s Wild: Love, Sex and Law in the Caribbean on its international day of publication.

Thursday, September 23rd
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virtual event. Register here.

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