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#IDontStandwithAhmed: A Lesson in Poor Argumentation

By now, I’m sure everyone has heard of Ahmed Mohamed, the boy who built a clock and was arrested because it was mistaken for a bomb. 964 more words



Accismus (ak-iz’-mus): A feigned refusal of that which is earnestly desired.

What? One-dozen hand-grenades and enough C-4 to blow the doors off the US Embassy? I am truly grateful and humbled by your birthday gifts, but I am unworthy of such magnificent and bountiful offerings. 63 more words

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University of Dayton Assistant Professorship in English--Indigenous Literatures and Cultures of North America

Deadline: November 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome diverse approaches to a range of indigenous literary and cultural texts”; preferred qualifications include ” Expertise in First Nations literatures of Canada or transnational indigeneity; Areas of expertise that may include Critical Race Theory, Indigenous Literary Theory, or Film” 6 more words


University of Northern Colorado Assistant Professorship in Spanish

Deadline: October 26

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Candidates should have a “concentration in Mexican American Literature & Culture”

URL: https://careers.unco.edu/postings/624



University of The Incarnate Word Assistant Professorship in American Literature

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We prefer candidates with scholarship in and experience teaching Pre- Civil War American Literature. Applicants with experience teaching Eco-Criticism, … 22 more words


Old Dominion University Assistant Professorship in Contemporary American Literature/Digital Humanities

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Secondary expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: hemispheric American Studies, cultural studies, gender & sexuality… 6 more words

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California State University-Long Beach Assistant Professorship in Pre-1900 American Literature

Deadline: November 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Candidates should have “expertise in pre-1900 American literature with specialization in African American literature.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6328