[URBANTH-L]JOB: U of Wisconsin Madison, African Diaspora Studies

Angela Jancius jancius3022 at comcast.net
Fri Sep 19 13:50:10 EDT 2008

University of Wisconsin Madison - African Diaspora Studies

Location: Wisconsin, United States
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

African Diaspora Studies - U. of Wisconsin-Madison. The University of  
Wisconsin-Madison seeks candidates for a new faculty position in the  
field of African diaspora studies. Appointment to begin in August  
2009. The committee is seeking a scholar irrespective of discipline,  
of assistant or associate or full professor rank, whose primary  
specialization lies in some aspect of African diaspora studies,  
focusing upon the linkages between African diasporic communities and  
Africa, the dynamics of the forced or voluntary migration that led to  
the creation of those communities, their interactions and relations  
with societies of encounter, and the adaptation, reproduction and  
transformation of African institutional, cultural and expressive  
forms in diasporic settings. The committee particularly welcomes  
applications from candidates in Anthropology, Political Science,  
Sociology, Geography, or related social science fields.

Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of  
their background and interest in African diaspora research and  
teaching, a sample of publications or writings, and three names of  
potential references to: Professor Tejumola Olaniyan, Chair, African  
Diaspora Search Committee, African Studies Program, University of  
Wisconsin-Madison, 205 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive,  
Madison, WI 53706-1397. To ensure full consideration, the application  
should be received by October 30, 2008.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding  
the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists  
cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

The University Wisconsin is an affirmative action/equal opportunity  

Contact Info:
Professor Tejumola Olaniyan
Chair - African Diaspora Search Committee African Studies Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison
205 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive Madison, WI 53706-1397
Website: http://africa.wisc.edu/

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