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CFP Afro-Latinos in Movement: Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas

Afro-Latinos in Movement:
Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas

Editors: Petra R. Rivera-Rideau (Virginia Tech), Jennifer A. Jones (Notre
Dame), Tianna S. Paschel (University of Chicago)

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Online Membership Now Active, 2-year Membership Rates Open until June 1, 2014

CESA BDS Proposed Resolution and Online Discussion March 10-April 10

The Critical Ethnic Studies Association Working Group is excited to inform you that we are currently considering a resolution endorsing and honoring the call of Palestinian civil society to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Please visit our page for more information about our online discussion forum.

CESA Letter of Support to the American Studies Association, Palestinian call for boycott of Israeli academic institutions

The International Working Group of CESA supports the American Studies Association's recent actions to discuss and decide upon the Palestinian call for boycott of Israeli academic institutions.  Read our letter of support to the ASA!

CSUSM Sociology and Criminology and Justice Positions



Africana Studies at University of New Mexico Directorship Position

The Africana Studies Program at the University of New Mexico seeks a Director
with a starting date of August 2014. This is a full-time position with a
tenure home in the relevant discipline and a joint appointment in Africana
Studies. Minimum qualifications: terminal degree, able to be immediately
tenured in a UNM Department, scholarship and service in Africana Studies or
related field/discipline with a focus on the Africana diaspora. Preference
for candidates who have strong administrative, budgetary, and leadership

American Indian Studies San Diengo State University

Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies: Land and Literature

San Diego State University, Department of American Indian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position, assistant professor rank, in American Indian literature, with a specialization in literature and land or the environment, to begin Fall 2014. Candidates with demonstrated expertise in indigenous community sustainability and / or Native American women’s issues are especially invited to apply.

Open Positions

CESA has received requests to post the following open positions:

Introducing the PhD Program in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder - Our program emphasizes transnational, comparative, intersectional, decolonial and queer perspectives on race, gender and sexuality.

Applications due on December 1.

National Association for Ethnic Studies CFP, 42nd Annual Conference April 3-5 2014

National Association for Ethnic Studies Call for Proposals for the 42nd Annual Conference


April 3 - 5, 2014 Oakland, California | Mills College

CFP Special Issue of Critical Sociology

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Critical Sociology: Racial Formation Theory Revisited: A MetaCritique

Special Issue Editors

P. Khalil Saucier, Program in Africana Studies and Department of Sociology, Rhode Island College

Tryon P. Woods, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Crime & Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth


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