Archive for November, 2012

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    Spring 2013 Adelphi U Adjunct Opening

    Adelphi University in Garden City, New York (within a short LIRR commute of NYC) is seeking to hire an adjunct instructor to teach Western Civilization II (since the 17th century) in the spring 2013 semester, which begins 24 January. The course is scheduled for Tuesdays […]

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    Fantastic fellowship! – Deadline extended! Graduate Center CUNY JustPublics@365 Seeks Two Digital Fellows

     Graduate Center CUNY JustPublics@365 Seeks Two Digital Fellows   JustPublics@365 is a year-long initiative within the Graduate Center CUNY to inspire informed public debate around issues of inequality and social justice by helping academics frame their research for the wider public and forging links among […]

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    Gotham Center – Joe Papp in Five Acts — A Film Screening

    Joe Papp in Five Acts — A Film Screening Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Elebash Recital Hall FREE Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012, Tracie Holder and Karen Thorsen, Film Directors) is the story of New York’s indomitable, streetwise champion of the arts — […]

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    Spring and Summer adjunct openings at Queens College

    SPRING The Queens College History Dept seeks an adjunct professor for a course on (first choice) women and gender in Jewish history, or (second choice) women and gender in other fields of history.  The class would meet on Mon and Wed, 9:25-10:40.  Please contact Joel […]

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    Fellowships available – David Library of the American Revolution

    To promote advanced scholarship, the David Library of the American Revolution offers short-term Resident Research Fellowships for conducting research in its collections. DLAR’s rich resources in microfilm and print on virtually every aspect of the era of the American Revolution (1750-1800) are fully listed on […]

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    Marymount Manhattan College seeks Spring adjuncts

    The Department of History at Marymount Manhattan College invites applications for one or two instructors to teach courses in European and/or Russian history in the Spring semester, starting January 30th, 2013. The courses are: HIST 216 Europe: Antiquity to Enlightenment – MW 11:30-12:50 AM (Course […]

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    Oakland U – tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history

    The Department of History at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history, to begin in August 2013. The teaching load is 3/2, and teaching responsibilities include the first semester of the European history survey; upper-level courses in area […]

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    GC-wide grant writing workshop

    The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs  will be presenting a grant writing workshop for graduate students.  The workshop will address general topics in grant writing, but also provide specific information on how to apply to the Doctoral Student Research Grant program which is open […]

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    Part-Time Administrative Coordinator Position at Baruch

    Part-Time  Administrative Coordinator Position Available The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College is seeking an Administrative Coordinator starting immediately.  Responsibilities include oversight of the logistical operation of the Institute, light management of human resources, and assisting Institute senior staff on a variety of […]

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  • 12/12 – U Penn – Eve Troutt Powell, “Other People’s Help: Studying Slavery in Cultures Not Your Own”

    12/12 – U Penn – Eve Troutt Powell, “Other People’s Help: Studying Slavery in Cultures Not Your Own”

    The University of Pennsylvania History Department presents: ‘Thinking with the Past’ Professor Eve Troutt Powell, University of Pennsylvania Other People’s Help: Studying Slavery in Cultures Not Your Own DATE: Wednesday, December 12th TIME: 7:00 PM LOCATION: Parkway Central Library, Room 108 (1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, […]

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    12/13 – Book Party for Professors Nasaw, Oakes and Freeman

    The Ph.D. Program in History at the Graduate Center, CUNY requests the pleasure of your company at a reception to celebrate the publication of recent books by Joshua B. Freeman—American Empire: The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home 1945-2000 David Nasaw—The […]

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  • 11/28 – Julia Howell on “Urban Sufism and Cosmopolitanism”

    11/28 – Julia Howell on “Urban Sufism and Cosmopolitanism”

    Please join the Mellon Committee for the Study of Religion *this Wednesday (28th)* for a talk by Julia Howell entitled Urban Sufism and Cosmopolitanism. To obtain a copy of the paper, please email Lydia Wilson – lwilson@gc.cuny.edu   The seminar is 12.30-2pm in room 5307, where coffee and […]

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    “Public Housing Discussion on Brian Lehrer’s CUNY TV program”

    From the La Guardia and Wagner Archives: If you missed the chance to watch public housing historian Nicholas Bloom, Tara Hickman and me on Brian Lehrer’s CUNY TV program, you can now watch it on YouTube.  Go to the Archives NYCHA collection page http://www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu/COLLECTIONS.aspx?ViwType=1&ColID=2 and then click “Public Housing Discussion on […]

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    Fellowship Opportunities at Baruch College, Spring 2013

    The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College is pleased to offer Communication Fellowships for the Spring 2013 term.   Communication Fellowships: The Schwartz Institute’s Communication Fellows provide curricular support for Baruch’s Communication-Intensive Courses (CICs) across a broad range of disciplines in the Weissman […]

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  • Extended CFP! – PhD Program in History Graduate Student Conference

    Extended CFP! – PhD Program in History Graduate Student Conference

    CALL FOR PAPERS – deadline November 29, 2012 The PhD Program in History is pleased to announce the third annual Graduate Student Conference, scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2013. The purpose of this conference is twofold. First, we aim to provide an introduction for our […]

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    A Conversation with David Nasaw about The Patriarch, History, and Biography

      By Tracy E. Robey November 19, 2012 Three days before the release of David Nasaw’s latest biography, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, I asked Professor Nasaw to share the path that led him to write biographies of […]

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    11/28 – Janet Polasky on “Cosmopolitan Revolutionaries between Nations, 1776-1789”

    “Cosmopolitan Revolutionaries between Nations, 1776-1789” A Lecture by Janet Polasky Presidential Professor of History,University of New Hampshire History Program Lounge (Room 5114)  GraduateCenter, CUNY 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 28 Open to the public   Janet Polasky is the author of Revolutionaries without Borders. New York: […]

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    IHR Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities

    I am sending you details of the IHR Mellon Fellowships for doctoral research in the humanities. These are administered by the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and are funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. If you are not the right […]

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    Professional Development: Building a Career Outside of Academia

    By Rachel Burstein Rachel Burstein is a PhD candidate in History at the CUNY Graduate Center.  Her dissertation examines the public relations strategies of labor unions from 1947-1959.  She also is a researcher at the New America Foundation’s California Civic Innovation Project.  Rachel’s email is rachel.ann.burstein@gmail.com. […]

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    Entire Nasaw interview on The Daily Show!

    I hope everyone saw Professor Nasaw on the Daily Show last night, but even if you did, you’ve only seen half of his interview. For the rest of it, go here – http://www.thedailyshow.com/#tool_tip_2 . Hear about Jack Kennedy’s socks! Strain to hear the response when David is […]

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    Marymount Manhattan College Seeks Spring Adjuncts

    The Department of History at Marymount Manhattan College invites applications for one or two instructors to teach courses in European and/or Russian history in the Spring semester, starting January 30th, 2013. The courses are: HIST 216 Europe: Antiquity to Enlightenment – MW 11:30-12:50 AM (Course […]

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    Profesor Nasaw on The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

    Monday November 19th at 6:30 – Please come to our viewing party! In the Elebash Recital Hall, Professor David Nasaw will discuss his much-anticipated book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy with acclaimed critic and biographer Gary Giddins. The Hall is sold […]

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