We are all super excited about this fantastic new position! Please consider applying to come work with us! This will be a community-engaged and action-packed role. Please join us! http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/505278/assistantassociate-professor-in-museum-studies Assistant/Associate Professor in Museum Studies Position Description: Full-time, nine month, tenure accruing faculty position Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2018 The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Museum Studies. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position with an expected start date of August 2018. The faculty member will pursue an active program of research; teach aRead More →

Please join me this Thursday, November 9, for Harn Museum Nights! Students from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s (SPOHP) internship seminar will be performing a dramatic reading of oral history narratives from the historic National Women’s March on Washington. This play-in-progress is written by UF Students and UF Arts in Medicine faculty Jeffrey Pufahl, who is a Creative Campus Scholar in Residence at the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program this academic year. “Voices from the March,” is meant to be a collaborative event, and audience members will have the opportunity to offer insights and ideas on the  development of this production. The performance begins Thursday, November 9 atRead More →

This is from the PCAACA website: https://pcaaca.org/douglas-noverr-grant-collection-enhancement The Douglas A. Noverr Grant for Collection Enhancement for Institutions to Build Popular Culture and American Culture Research Collections  This grant is open to both international and United States institutions, and can be for up to $7,500 US. Applicants should complete the application process and submit the form below for review by Endowment Director Michael Marsden, no later than December 1, 2017. Please note that applicants may apply for only one PCA/ACA grant in any given year. Please note that individuals may apply for only one grant per cycle. Those applying for more than one will be disqualified. All applicationsRead More →

Imagining Climate Change: Science and Humanities in Dialogue presents “The Contexts of Climate Change: Glaciers, Nuclear Power & Documentary Film in Europe” Helen Hughes, University of Surrey November 6–7, 2017 The Wooly, 20 N. Main Street, Gainesville, FL Peak (Germany, 2011), directed by Hannes Lang Screening of the film & discussion November 6, 6:00 PM Under Control (Germany, 2011), directed by Volker Sattel Screening of the film & discussion November 7, 6:00 PM …………………… About the Films Peak (Germany, 2011, 86 mins.) Skiing! One of the most popular leisure activities in the winter: perfect powder snow, sound, mountains, fresh air and après ski. Over the course of one yearRead More →

ACURIL 2018 REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA will take place 3-7 June in Santo Domingo The ACURIL 2018 Conference will be devoted to OPEN ACCESS. ACURIL joins the International Open Access Week this year and it is pleased to announce the Call for Papers, Posters and Workshops. Key Dates: Submission of Abstracts : December 30, 2017 Notification of Acceptance: February 1, 2018 Final paper due: April 30, 2018 Invitation from Kumaree Ramtahal, ACURIL President 2017-2018 Greetings to all Information Professionals, Exhibitors and Friends, As we celebrate the global event of Open Access Week from October 23 – 29, 2017, I bring warm greetings to you as President of the Association ofRead More →

News from the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere! Animating Conversations: University of Florida receives $400,000 Mellon Grant to address “grand challenge questions” Date: October 14, 2017 GAINESVILLE, Fla. —UF has received a three-year $400,000 grant award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the integration of humanities perspectives and methodologies into general education and advanced courses that address “grand challenge” questions. “We want all our students to have an exceptional college education, and that means engaging with the humanities in meaningful ways throughout their time at UF,” said UF President Kent Fuchs. “I am so pleased that we will expand these opportunitiesRead More →

This is for a fantastic position in the wonderful UF Libraries, and in Library West, which is an amazing department! Come work with us! POSITION: English and American Literature, Folklore and Film Studies Librarian SALARY: Minimum salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank is $54,035 Minimum salary at the Associate University Librarian rank is $62,500 Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials REQUISITION #: 505081 DEADLINE DATE: November 30, 2017 – applications will be reviewed as received. Please note that this posting has specific instructions for the submission of application materials. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application notRead More →

While I am super happy to be attending the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum next week, I am so sorry to miss the fantastic panel: Florida Queer History Panel: Queer in the Capital: DC Pride 2017 Fieldwork Trip Roundtable, Oct. 25, 1-3pm, Ustler Hall. I hope loads of folks can make it! It will be a dynamic discussion and multimedia presentation by UF students who documented Pride weekend in Washington, DC last June. Also, I hope to see folks at Pride this weekend in Gainesville!Read More →

Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous, and Anti-oppressive Approaches. Eds. Leslie Brown and Susan Strega. Toronto, Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2005. About: https://nnels.ca/items/research-resistance-critical-indigenous-and-anti-oppressive-approaches Leslie Brown and Susan Strega. “Introduction: Transgressive Possibilities.” Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous, and Anti-oppressive Approaches. Eds. Leslie Brown and Susan Strega. Toronto, Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2005. 1-19. 9-10 “Critical, Indigenous, and anti-oppressive approaches to research see research as part of an emancipatory commitment, and seek to move beyond a critical social science to establish a position of resistance (Ristock and Pennell, 1996; Tuhiwai Smith, 1999). This book is concerned [now page 10] with the development of research approaches that empower resistance. This isRead More →

Thanks to Dr. Schuyler Esprit for sharing this information, and the opportunity to help support the critically important work being done with Create Caribbean, the first Digital Humanities Center in the Caribbean. Please donate: https://www.gofundme.com/create-caribbean-postmaria-funds On September 18, Hurricane Maria ripped through Dominica and inflicted massive destruction on our beautiful island. Create Caribbean, the digital humanities research institute that I’ve worked to develop over the last four years, suffered significant loss, especially to our building and equipment. Our student interns also suffered personal losses; some of them have lost personal items including books and computers, some lost their homes. It is now more important thanRead More →