Decodings Fall 2019 (November)

Posted on November 24, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Fall 2019, Vol. 28, No.4 (November edition) *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *New Committees Formed *Policies Approved: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Awards Presented *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Europe News   SLSA 2019: Experimental Engagements — November 7-9, 2019 University of California-Irvine, California Thanks Continue Reading »

Assistant Professor of English at Stetson

Posted on November 15, 2019

STETSON UNIVERSITY College of Arts and Sciences Position: Assistant Professor of English                                                                                                                                                                                 Stetson University seeks candidates broadly trained in the Literatures of the United States for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of English. Some desirable areas of expertise include (but are not limited to) writing in African-American, Latinx, Native American, Jewish, American Asian Continue Reading »

tenure-system assistant professor – computational/media arts and user-experience design

Posted on November 15, 2019

The Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-system assistant professor with expertise at the intersection of the computational/media arts and user-experience design.   Potential areas of research and creative practice include interface politics, ethics of computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, critical UI/UX, feminist data studies Continue Reading »

Tenure Track Position at University of Washington in Human Centered Design & Engineering

Posted on November 15, 2019

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington seeks an individual dedicated to excellence in teaching and research programs to join our dynamic interdisciplinary intellectual community in 2020. HCDE is a vibrant, welcoming, and engaged interdisciplinary community that incorporates a range of intellectual traditions. We offer BS, MS, and Continue Reading »

President’s Excellence Chair in Network Cultures – UBC

Posted on November 15, 2019

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) invites applications for the President’s Excellence Chair in Network Cultures, a full-time, tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The Chair will be provided with research funds and have Continue Reading »

Environment/Sustainability Cluster Search

Posted on October 9, 2019

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 round of hiring, we seek scholars with expertise in the Continue Reading »

Assistant or Associate Professor of African American Literature and Culture

Posted on October 6, 2019

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE   ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE   The Department of English at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for an Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) Professor of African American Literature Continue Reading »

New Book: Holy Science

Posted on September 21, 2019

From Banu Subramanian: ************ Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism  About the Book: Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a fascinating but untold story of an evolving relationship between science and religion. Evoking the rich mythology of comingled worlds, where humans, animals, and gods transform each other and ancient Continue Reading »

New Book: Science, Technology and Irish Modernism

Posted on September 21, 2019

Science, Technology and Irish Modernism Edited by Kathryn Conrad, Cóilín Parsons, and Julies McCormick Weng Hardcover $65.00         9780815635932 Paper $34.95                   9780815635987 Ebook                                   9780815654483 To order: “Succeeds wonderfully in laying out a wide range of Irish interests in science and technology. This book will become a go-to resource for interested students and for scholars wishing Continue Reading »

New Book: Mind Apps

Posted on September 21, 2019

MindApps: Multistate Theory and Tools for Mind Design Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D. Part Street Press, Rochester, VT. “accessible in style and format” —  retired librarian   PROLOGUE: This book is about mental vastness. — page ix MAIN IDEA: Just as we can install digital apps in our electronic devices to add new functions and powers, Continue Reading »