Italian American Review Seeks Book and Exhibition Review Editors
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
The Italian American Review is looking for a
book review editor and an exhibition review editor.
The Italian American Review (IAR), a
bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal of Queens College's John D. Calandra Italian
American Institute, publishes scholarly articles about the history and culture
of Italian Americans, as well as other aspects of the Italian diaspora. The
journal embraces a wide range of professional concerns and theoretical
orientations in the social sciences and in cultural studies. For more
information, see the Publications page on the Calandra Institute's website (qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001XcfS_AdA3gkDQQVtIJOwzkmONIRn8gFUMSuzGO07K1oYDHXP74LYnUfDozLadK-sSpFYym9TX298ZzV3ddcY68WpB75Zd6b3rmAj8MSlZ7aEzb1tBVHsb0jH-VNWVeSll_ffp1gtwOS17UrRHH4d_A5bcwOQihKkcO_RhRkTeo8desZ2vVYEUnN0vxTCFKSL&c=&ch=>).
The book review editor researches potential
books for assessment, engages potential reviewers, arranges the reviews, and
does initial edits, while serving as the main point of contact between
reviewers and the IAR editorial staff. This editor should be familiar with
current issues concerning Italian American studies and should be a published
IAR's exhibition review editor researches
potential exhibitions for assessment, engages potential reviewers, arranges the
reviews, and does initial edits, while serving as the main point of contact
between reviewers and the IAR editorial staff. This editor should be familiar
with current issues concerning Italian American studies and have experience
with social-sciences or humanities exhibitions.
Both positions require editorial,
organizational, and communications abilities. Both are nonpaying volunteer roles,
in keeping with the practice of academic journal publishing. The IAR is looking
for a three-year commitment.
If you are interested in taking on the
duties of one of these editorial positions, please send your CV to the editor,
Joseph Sciorra, at firstname.lastname@example.org.