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Diane Kuthy's (Cohort 14) Conference Presentations

Diane Kuthy is (co-)presenting at the following conferences:
Maryland Art Educators Association, 2011 Fall Conference, October 21, 2011
Emerging Perspectives: Creating and Promoting Quality Art Programs
The title of the presentation: Layered Identities: Considering the Intersection of race, class and gender in art teaching

National Art Educators Association, 2012 Annual Convention, March 1-4, 2012, New York
Emerging Perspectives: Connecting Teaching, Learning and Research
The title of the presentation: Seeing Color: Employing Art as a Catalyst for interrogating Color-blind Ideologies

Contact Diane at dkuthy@umbc.edu for more information. Congrats, Diane!

Assistant Professor and Full Professor positions in 4 universities

Position 1: Assistant Professor, Fall 2012, Digital Humanities
Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Clemson, SC
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Position 2: Two open positions at the Department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, RI
- Assistant Professor, Modern Culture and Media/Comparative Literature
- Professor of Modern Culture and Media in Film and/or New Media Studies
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Position 3: Two open positions at the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Comparative Media Studies/Game Studies, MIT
- Tenured Associate/Full Professor, MIT Comparative Media Studies
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Position 4: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions in two separate areas: Digital Media and Media Policy/Activism. The positions are to begin September 1, 2012.
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Open position at UC, Irvine: Assistant Professor: Digital Media Culture

For details on this position, please click here.

Closing date: 11/15/2011

Applications Now Being Accepted for the UMBC Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship for Spring 2012

The Fellowship is specifically designed for students with full-time jobs off-campus, for those without any financial support who are making steady progress with their writing, and for whom having additional time and resources would permit them to complete the process more expeditiously. This Fellowship is not available as an option for students with available graduate assistantship support.

Application deadline is Friday, October 28, 2011.

For more information, click here.

Ph.D. Dissertation Research Funding from the Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowships

2012-2013 APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 17th, 2012

IAF Fellowships support dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean undertaken by students who have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy in a university in the United States. Fellows must be U.S. citizens or citizens of the independent Latin American countries. Proficiency in the language(s) appropriate to the research proposal is required.

Awards are based on both development and scholarly criteria. Proposals should offer a practical orientation to field-based information on the following topics:
· Organizations promoting grassroots development among the poor;
· the financial sustainability and independence of such organizations;
· trends affecting historically excluded groups such as African descendants, indigenous peoples, women and others;
· transnational development;
· the role of corporate social responsibility in grassroots development;
· the impact of globalization on grassroots development;
· the impact of grassroots development activities on the quality of life of the poor.

The Fellowship includes:
· round-trip international transportation to the research site;
· a research allowance of up to $3,000;
· a monthly stipend of $1,500 for up to 12 months;
· emergency health insurance;
· expenses related to required attendance at a mid-year conference.

For more information on this exceptional grant opportunity, including application instructions and additional information on the deadline, visit www.iie.org/iaf. For more information on the IAF, visit www.iaf.gov.