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Digital Grants


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 3:53pm


Trevor Parry-Giles, NCA National Office, tparrygiles@natcom.org

NEH Invites Proposals for Digital Projects for the Public

The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects such as
websites, mobile applications, games, and virtual environments that
significantly contribute to the public's engagement with humanities
ideas. Projects must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities
scholarship in a discipline such as history, religion, anthropology,
jurisprudence, or art history. Awards are made for a period of one to

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All of the KBS Newsletters we have are now available at the KB Journal site

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Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 12:37am


All of the KBS Newsletters we have are now available at the KB Journal site:

http://kbjournal.org/newsletters

Thanks to Heather Christiansen here at Clemson for prepping and optimizing the PDF files and for creating this page!

This is one of many new projects about to launch prior to this summer's conference in St. Louis.

Cheers,
Dave
Editor, KB Journal

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Rhetorician on the Negative Dimensions of Tenure


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 12:32am


Cheryl Ball: 'Five years after tenure, I am still working through some of the emotional and physical baggage.
I want to say these things out loud because I don't know a single academic who's gone through this process successfully or not who wasn't negatively affected by it in some way. In many cases, those negative effects are pretty serious (and our medical system is in no way capable still of supporting us)."

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/04/28/essay-impact-tenure-proc...
Inside Higher Ed

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More Grants, via the Coalition for Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 28, 2014 - 4:38pm


Sponsor: Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Program Number: 25441
Title: Fulbright Programs - Europe - Hungary - Laszlo Orszagh Chair in
American Studies
E-mail: Ahamden@iie.org

Program URL: http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=5249&dc=HU
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides support for the Laszlo Orszagh
Chair in American Studies at an institution in Hungary. The sponsor
seeks an established scholar at associate or full professor level;
experience teaching graduate students and supervising Ph.D. theses is

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Come work with David (or at least near me) in Duluth, MN


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 22, 2014 - 12:22pm


Assistant Professor / Instructor (three positions open) at University of
Minnesota, Duluth

The University of Minnesota, Duluth, has two one-year, full time
positions for persons with a completed Ph.D. or who are ABD, and a third
position for a person with a completed MA.

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How to be an academic failure?


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 22, 2014 - 7:14am


How to be an academic failure?
Carl Elliott

The Ruminator Review
http://www.whitecoatblackhat.com/academicfailure/

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CMS Podcast: Susan Murray, “‘Natural Vision vs. Tele-Vision’: Defining and Managing Electronic Color in the Post-War Era”


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 22, 2014 - 4:10am


CMS Podcast: Susan Murray, “‘Natural Vision vs. Tele-Vision’: Defining and Managing Electronic Color in the Post-War Era”
http://cmsw.mit.edu/podcast-susan-murray-television-color-post-war/

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CLAGS Fellowship Award


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 17, 2014 - 9:12pm


Sponsor: Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies
Program Number: 73797
Title: CLAGS Fellowship Award
E-mail: CLAGSFellowships@gmail.com
Web Site: http://clags.gc.cuny.edu/?p=fellowships_awards
Program URL: http://clags.gc.cuny.edu/?p=clags_fellowship
SYNOPSIS: A $2,000 award to be given annually for a graduate
student, an academic, or an independent scholar for work on a
dissertation, first, or second book related. The CLAGS Fellowship is
open to intellectuals who have demonstrated a significant contribution
to the field of gay and lesbian studies. Intended to give the scholar

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Gender and Graduate Education: What Can a Male Faculty Member Speak?

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Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2014 - 3:47am


I was on a panel yesterday for McNair at the College of St. Scholastica.

One of the students, a woman, asked the two females faculty on the panel how being a woman impacted their experience as graduate students. The two female faculty offered insightful but entirely optimistic "You just need to work harder" "You can do it" answers. (I am totally not being fair to their answers to create a foil to my own; I am sorry about that.)

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