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Remembering those made invisible

This semester I’m teaching a course that is cross-listed in both Education and Physics, and enrolls both pre-service teachers (elementary and secondary) and other undergrads from across campus (e.g., seniors from the business school). 1,461 more words


University of Southern Maine Assistant Professorship in Modern European History

Deadline: November 28

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Region and time period open. Seeking candidates with a second field of teaching expertise in the Middle East, Africa, or the Atlantic World”; “The Department also sponsors an interdisciplinary minor in… 27 more words


Simmons College Assistant Professorship in Latin American History

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The position is open with regard to specific chronological period and to geographic region of specialization within Latin America and the Caribbean.” ” 41 more words


German Historical Institute Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Family and Kinship

Deadline: December 1

Length: 6 to 12 months

Comments: “Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: multi-ethnic/transnational families, kinship networks, collective or group biography, intergenerational relations, or the history of family roles. 29 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

Into The Land of Beauty, Cold and Black Bread

Even in the modern world – a satellite mapped, hyper-digital, highly interconnected world – the region of Siberia still retains a tantalising air of other worldly, other timely mystery. 1,229 more words

Travel Writing

University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Assistant Professorship in the History of South Asia

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Research focus is open. “Secondary fields may include, but are not limited to, The Global South, The Indian Ocean, Sub-Saharan Africa, … 21 more words


Scientific fame—Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin: the Wikipedia page hit data

JAC:  Last week my friend Andrew Berry, a lecturer at Harvard and expert on Darwin and, especially, Alfred Russel Wallace, was telling me about some interesting data he’d gleaned from Wikipedia about the two Fathers of Evolution. 1,135 more words