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Decodings Spring 2020

Posted on April 22, 2020

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2020, Vol. 29, No.3 (April edition) *SLSA 2020, “Energy,” University of Michigan–UPDATE *Committee Requests *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons *Election Results *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Europe News SLSA 2020: ENERGY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 34th Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, MI, USA Friday, October Continue Reading »

New Book: Electromagnetism and the Metonymic Imagination

Posted on April 6, 2020

Electromagnetism and the Metonymic Imagination Kieran M. Murphy How does the imagination work? How can it lead to both reverie and scientific insight? In this book, Kieran M. Murphy sheds new light on these perennial questions by showing how they have been closely tied to the history of electromagnetism. The discovery in 1820 of a Continue Reading »

New Book: Accidentals

Posted on February 25, 2020

SLSA members interested in species demise and land use, the dawn of the Anthropocene, 20th century South American history, or science—ornithology and microbial ecology—in realist literary fiction may want to check out Susan M. Gaines’s new novel, Accidentals. About Accidentals: When Gabriel’s immigrant mother returns to her native Uruguay after thirty years in California, he Continue Reading »

New Book: The Aesthetics of Senescence

Posted on January 27, 2020

Andrea Charise writes: I am delighted to share the news that my first book, “The Aesthetics of Senescence: Aging, Population, and the 19th-Century British Novel,” is now published with SUNY Press (January 2020). An investigation of how 19th-century British literature grappled with a new understanding of aging as both an individual and collective experience, “The Aesthetics of Continue Reading »

Decodings Winter 2020

Posted on January 27, 2020

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                        Winter 2020, Vol. 29, No.1 (January edition) *SLSA 2020, “Energy,” University of Michigan *Committees Requests *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons *Election Statements *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Europe News  SLSA 2020: ENERGY, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 34th Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, MI, USA Friday, October Continue Reading »

Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington

Posted on December 17, 2019

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington plans to hire a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for the 2020-21 academic year. HCDE is expanding its faculty to address the growing need for professionals trained in Human Centered Design & Engineering from a multi-disciplinary perspective. We are interested in individuals with demonstrated ability or Continue Reading »

Interactive & Graphic Design, Tenure Track Faculty

Posted on December 9, 2019

The department of Art & Design at Millersville University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Interactive and Graphic Design. https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/7588

Special Issue – Hyperrhiz 21: Buzzademia

Posted on December 9, 2019

From Mark Marino: Announcing the publication of our special issue: Hyperrhiz 21: Buzzademia, Scholarship in the Internet Vernacular! http://hyperrhiz.io/hyperrhiz21/ This collection, edited by Kim Brillante Knight, Anne Cong-Huyen, and myself, is full of examples of scholarship in the common tongues of the web as well as great teaching materials. So, take a peek, if you’re Continue Reading »

Professorship in History at open rank at The University of Texas at Dallas

Posted on November 24, 2019

The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for the Anne Stark and Chester Watson Professorship in History at open rank. The professorship is designed to promote the study of U.S. History, Texas, and the Southwest, with a particular emphasis in studies of US/Mexico borderlands. The UT Dallas Continue Reading »

Environment/Sustainability Cluster Search, University at Buffalo

Posted on November 24, 2019

Adam Rome at Buffalo shares the following cluster hire announcement: Environment/Sustainability Cluster Search, University at Buffalo As part of a multi-year plan to hire six tenure-track faculty, the newly formed Department of Environment and Sustainability at the University at Buffalo seeks to hire three Assistant or Associate Professors for the 2020-2021 academic year. In this Continue Reading »