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UNC Chapel Hill Hiring Tanenbaum Fellow in American Jewish Studies

Wednesday, November 12, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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The Department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( 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 religious scholarship. 

Applications are due December 21, 2014.

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