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Decodings Spring 2021 (April Update)

Posted on April 14, 2021

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2021, Vol. 30, No.3 (April update) *ENERGY–SLSA 2021 Conference *SLSA Awards: Essays, Book, Lifetime Achievement *Election 2021 Results *Recent Special Events *2/24/21 Executive Committee Meeting Notes *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media *Membership Renewal *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Continue Reading »

New Book: Infectious Liberty

Posted on April 13, 2021

From Robert Mitchell: I hope to draw your attention to Infectious Liberty: Biopolitics Between Romanticism and Liberalism, which has just been published by Fordham University Press. Links to the publisher and Amazon pages appear below, and the book is available as hardcover, softcover, and also as a free EPub book.   Infectious Liberty traces the origins of Continue Reading »

New book – Artscience: A Curious Education

Posted on April 13, 2021

I am writing to announce the publication of my first book, which is ironically, is a tradebook based on research done over the past 10 years. There is an upcoming online book talk to accompany its soft launch, organized by the English Department of Universiti of Malaya where I am now based (although I am Continue Reading »

New Book: Archive, Photography and the Language of Administration

Posted on March 24, 2021

This alternative study of archive and photography brings many types of image assemblages into view, always in relation to the regulated systems operating within the institutional milieu. The archive catalogue is presented as a critical tool for mapping image time, and the language of image description is seen as having a life, a worth and Continue Reading »

Canada Research Chair Tier II in Indigenous Studies, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo

Posted on March 24, 2021

The University of Waterloo is located on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. The University is working towards addressing the Calls to Action framed Continue Reading »

Arts and Humanities Open Rank Cluster Hire, College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University

Posted on March 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered our communities, our institutions, and our world. Globally, health care infrastructure, scientific research communities, arts and culture organizations, policymaking bodies, local and national economies, K-12 schools and higher education, as well as social service agencies have had to respond to unprecedented challenges. Existing inequities have been magnified and exacerbated. Continue Reading »

Applied Imagination Fellowship at ASU

Posted on March 24, 2021

Hello, SLSA Friends! Since 2012, the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University has worked on transdisciplinary projects to inspire collective imagination for better futures. A year into the global pandemic that upended many of our institutions, structures, and closely-held assumptions, it is more evident than ever before that we need new ideas to Continue Reading »

Decodings Spring 2021 (updated)

Posted on March 13, 2021

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2021, Vol. 30, No.3 (updated) *SLSA Special Event  *ENERGY–SLSA 2021 Conference  *Election 2021  *2/24/21 Executive Committee Meeting Notes  *Committee Members and Appointments *Membership Renewal  *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons  *AnthropoScene Book Series  *SLSA Europe News    SLSA SPECIAL EVENT: “Reading Accidentals: Scholars, Scientists, and Novelists in Continue Reading »

The Davy Notebooks Project – 2 x Postdoctoral Research Associates

Posted on March 2, 2021

The Davy Notebooks Project is recruiting 2 x Postdoctoral Research Associates (full time). For full details, and to apply, see https://hr-jobs.lancs.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=A3294. Applications close 15 March 2021.

Faculty positions: multiple at UT Dallas

Posted on February 16, 2021

I would like to draw your attention to three late postings for tenure-line positions to begin in Fall 2021 in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at The University of Texas at Dallas. For all three positions, we particularly welcome candidates who include race and ethnicity, diasporic concerns, underrepresented populations, or social inequalities Continue Reading »