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[CFP] UCLA Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

The 29th annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference — this year’s theme is Feminists Confronting the Carceral State — will focus on the gendered regimes of captivity, state violence, and incarceration, emphasizing feminist, queer, trans, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. Submission deadline is October 28, 2018.… more

[Job] Premodern Korean studies, UCLA

The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures at UCLA invites applications for a position in premodern Korean studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor. Priority will be given to candidates who have research expertise in history or literature of the premodern period and who have a broad knowledge of premodern primary sources and archival materials.… more

[CFP] Asian Studies Summer Institute “Infrastructure” – Penn State University

Very interesting CFP for a workshop at Penn State University on the theme of infrastructure. “… we will explore the relationships between real and conceptual infrastructures, concrete materials and codes of practice, and means and motivations, both in particular parts of Asia and as Asian people, goods, and ideas circulate globally. … Key questions will include how infrastructure studies might renew classic approaches to Asian societies and their national or global histories, provide new insights into Asian and Asian diasporic literatures or arts, or help focus attention on current ecological and political concerns—for example, by mobilizing new concepts such as redundancy, resilience, and repair.”… more

[job] Open rank search in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity at Indiana University

Indiana University (IU) Bloomington is hiring open-rank tenure/tenure-track positions in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity (RMI) in a “pioneering multi-disciplinary unit that investigates the complex social dynamics of race, ethnicity, human movement, and power relationships. The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well.”… more