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Trinity College Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: November 16

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The American Studies Program at Trinity College will appoint an innovative scholar whose research and teaching locates American culture and events within a transnational approach. 54 more words

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Wesleyan University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome applicants with a scholarly focus in history or literature. We especially seek candidates whose teaching and research engages with critical race and… 19 more words

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Mt. Holyoke College Assistant Professorship in Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach 4 courses per academic year (2/2) for Spanish (which may include beginning levels to more advanced courses in language, literature, and culture, taught in Spanish), and Latin American Studies (taught in Spanish or English); and will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in (inter)disciplinary fields such as Latina/o Studies, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Film Studies, … 18 more words


Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature.

Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in… 768 more words

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Studying Comparative Literature: What You Can Become

Comparative literature is considered the right fit for students who have an interest in literature that spans different languages. It cultivates reading that transcends geographical and linguistic boundaries and enables a good glimpse of the world’s best literary works and similarities and differences across nations, genres, and time periods. 225 more words


Analysis: “The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy” (1913) by George Santayana

“European genteel tradition has handed down since Socrates” a notion that the universe operates on a system rooted in duality (122). America, a young yet wise country, operated within the bounds of the genteel tradition by means of Calvinism. 1,392 more words

Remembering Ross Chambers

Ross Chambers, author and member of the Friends of the Press, died late last year in Ann Arbor, Michigan at the age of eighty-four. He was a renowned and prolific scholar of modern literature, and a much-loved teacher and mentor. 121 more words