Do you study material culture in the Americas before 1830 or know someone who does? Dr. Cynthia Chin and I are excited to announce Materializing Race: An ‘Unconference’ on Objects and Identity in #VastEarlyAmerica! This participant-driven, lightning round-style event will be held in late August via Zoom, with two approximately two-hour afternoon sessions. We welcome interdisciplinary approaches to historical constructions of race and their material legacies in North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean. Presentations will be made in English.
The Department of Art History at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is currently seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2018, at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of the Art of the Americas with an emphasis on African-American art, architecture and/or visual culture and new media studies. Candidates would have the opportunity to engage with the department’s programs in cultural heritage and preservation studies (CHAPS) and/or museum and curatorial studies.
Ph.D. in Art History, American Studies, or a closely-related field required by the start of the appointment.
Applicants should have an outstanding research program and proven dedication to teaching. The successful applicant will help to enhance departmental collaboration with other units across the University. Job duties include research and teaching both in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Art History.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three referees via Interfolio to Professor Erik Thunø, Chair, Department of Art History, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Priority given to complete applications on file by November 1, 2017.
Link to apply through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/45081
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