CLAJ 59.4

The CLA Journal (ISSN 0007-8549) is a peer-reviewed quarterly publication by the College Language Association. It is issued in March, June, September, and December of each year.  CLAJ publishes critical essays on African Diasporan language, literature, and cultural studies; seminal interviews; and book reviews. You can download a PDF of the full journal issue or […]
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Black Love: A Symposium – The 80th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

Guidelines for Submissions: please send an abstract of 250 words in Times-New Roman size 12 font and a brief two-page CV to blacklove2017@ku.edu. On September 18, 1937, Zora Neale Hurston’s seminal novel Their Eyes Were Watching God was published. It initially received tepid praise, at best, along with needlessly harsh criticism from fellow fiction writer […]

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Assistant Professor in English Education – Iowa State University

Institution: Iowa State University Position: Assistant Professor in English Education Phone contact:  515-294-4455 Email contact: ckadner@iastate.edu The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor in English Education with specialization in teaching the pedagogy of writing and literature. The successful […]

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Assistant Professor in Speech Communication, Director of Public Speaking

English Department, Iowa State University Deadline: Dec 4, 2016 The English Department at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor to become the Director of Public Speaking.  The successful candidate will participate in an across-the-curriculum communication research and pedagogy initiative (ISUComm) that combines written, oral, visual, and electronic communication. The […]

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Job: Loyola University English Department

The English department at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in multi-ethnic U.S. literatures, with a specialization in Latino/a literature. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach introductory English classes that emphasize close reading and an attention to style and form. Faculty responsibilities include teaching three […]

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CLAJ 59.3

The CLA Journal (ISSN 0007-8549) is a peer-reviewed quarterly publication by the College Language Association. It is issued in March, June, September, and December of each year.  CLAJ publishes critical essays on African Diasporan language, literature, and cultural studies; seminal interviews; and book reviews. You can download a PDF of the full journal issue or […]
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Job Post: Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies

Company Name: Bucknell University Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 17837 Bucknell Africana Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships support the development of recently-graduated scholars working in the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies and/or post-colonial studies who are committed to the liberal arts and aspire to be distinguished teacher/scholars. We are particularly interested in recent graduates from sectors […]

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CLA Partners with Howard University and the Project on the History of Black Writing for $100,000 NEH Grant

March 3, 2016 The Howard University Department of English has received a $100,000 HBCU Humanities Initiative grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. These funds will support “Seshat: A Howard University Digital Humanities Initiative,” a year-long project that generates new digital humanities data in African-American literary studies and introduces faculty to digital humanities tools […]

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