UNC Chapel Hill Hiring Tanenbaum Fellow in American Jewish Studies
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
The Department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://amerstud.unc.edu/)
invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship---the
Tanenbaum Fellow in American Jewish Studies. The program seeks
applicants whose scholarship and teaching engage broad issues in the
fields of American and Jewish Studies, particularly in Jewish
folklore/folklife, material culture, popular culture,
narrative/literature, the arts, and Yiddish culture/history/language.
Possible academic concentrations could include, but are not limited to:
Jewish folklore/folklife (identity, performance, region, memory,
ideology, aesthetics, and belief); Yiddish in the U.S.; immigration and
assimilation in world-historical and American contexts; consumer
culture; gender; journalism; labor, political activism, and social
justice; race relations; jurisprudence and education, including
Applications are due December 21, 2014.
For more information, see the AFS Career Center at http://www.afsnet.org/networking/apply_now.aspx?view=2&id=236158.