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The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks adjunct instructors for the spring 2018 semester to teach COMM 230 Cultural History of Media and COMM 312 Digital Cultures.  The successful applicant must have a graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD), practice student-centered teaching, and be eligible to work in the United States. The current adjunct rate per class is $3,532.  Marymount Manhattan is a four year liberal arts college located at 71st street between 2nd and 3rd. We are open to hiring one instructor for both classes, and we are open to hiring two instructors. The sections we have to offer are as follows.

  • COMM 230 02 Cultural History of Media, Tuesday/Thursday 10-11:21 AM
  • COMM 312 BL01 Digital Cultures, Tuesday 8:30-9:51 AM (half online/half traditional classroom instruction)

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Adjunct opportunity at Marymount Manhattan College

The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks adjunct instructors for the spring 2018 semester to teach COMM 305 Race, Class, and Gender in Media. The successful applicant must have a graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) and practice student-centered teaching. The current adjunct rate per class is $3,532.  Marymount Manhattan is a four year liberal arts college located at 71st street between 2nd and 3rd. We are open to hiring one instructor for both sections, and we are open to hiring two instructors. The sections we have to offer are as follows.

  • COMM 305 02 Monday/Wednesday 8:30 to 9:51 AM
  • COMM 305 03 Tuesday/Thursday 5:50 to 7:11 PM

Please read the course description below. A syllabus will be provided, but instructors have flexibility to teach to their strengths provided they adhere to the course description and learning goals.

Interested applicants should contact Peter Schaefer at pschaefer@mmm.edu.

COMM 305 RACE, CLASS, AND GENDER IN MEDIA

This course explores how issues of race, class, sexuality, and gender are mediated by, and organize our experience of, film and television from technological specifications to issues of narrative and political economy. We will approach these issues through two critical lenses. First, we will encounter the core theoretical concepts developed by film and media scholars, Marxist activists, and pioneers in the fields of critical race theory, queer theory, and third-wave feminism. Second, we will investigate how these and other concepts have been taken up, modified, and challenged by popular critics, lay audiences, and fan subcultures in order to both embrace and deconstruct the media they consume.

 

 

 

 

Due Nov 27 | Applications for DSC Social Media Correspondent position

Job Announcement: DSC Social Media Correspondent

Applications due: Monday, November 27, 2017 at 11:59PM

The Doctoral Students’ Council seeks candidates for the position of Social Media Correspondent.

The Social Media Correspondent will help promote the events, announcements, and activities of the DSC, its affiliates, and its chartered organizations by utilizing various social media platforms.The correspondent will also coordinate with the DSC steering committee officers to help disseminate timely news related to issues concerning the DSC and students of the Graduate Center at-large. The Social Media Correspondent will also provide suggestions to steering officers for social media usage that will make better use of these technologies moving forward.

Duties of the Social Media Correspondent may include:

Live-tweeting of DSC plenaries; mobilizing students via social media for public hearings or forums where administrative decision-making on behalf of students takes place; keeping students abreast of vital GC deadlines; publicizing for DSC affiliates and chartered orgs

The position is temporary and will end on July 30th of  2018. The rate of pay is $20/hr for 3 hours of work per week, up to a maximum total of $2500. The rate will be paid as 1099-Misc income bi-weekly.

Successful candidates should have familiarity and experience using multiple social media platforms as well as a working knowledge of the structure of the DSC, its various affiliates, organizations, and types of events.

Interested candidates should forward a statement of intent and 1-page cv/resume documenting relevant experience to the DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs, Charlotte Thurston (ccsa@cunydsc.org), by Monday, November 27, 2017.

Job Posting (Tenure-track Assistant Professor of African-American Studies and/or the African diaspora

The Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces a search for a tenure-track assistant professor of African-American Studies and/or the African diaspora.

For further details about the position and application instructions please visit:

http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89766[umass.interviewexchange.com]

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

 

Part-time Jobs at Big Onion Walking Tours

Big Onion Walking Tours (www.bigonion.com[bigonion.com]) is seeking qualified graduate students who are interested in leading walks focusing on the vibrant social, cultural, and political history of Manhattan & Brooklyn. Big Onion is designed to offer flexible, year-round, part-time work for graduate students that can operate around academic commitments.   (more…)

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