Concordia University seeks candidates for Limited Term Appointment positions in Canadian Literature, Contemporary and Modern Literature, Contemporary Literature, Composition, Professional Writing and Literature (one position), Creative Writing: Prose Fiction, Postcolonial and World Anglophone Literature (one position), Nineteenth Century British Literature. Please refer to the attached flyer and to their website.
We still don’t have competent statistics about contract academic faculty numbers within the Canadian postsecondary industry, a fact that speaks volumes in support of the hypothesis that ignorance is motivated. We do know that the numbers are growing. One report, on staffing at the University of Ottawa in […]
The submission deadline for the “American Circuits, American Secrets” conference, to be held in Banff, Alberta, has been extended to February 14th, 2014. Please click here for the full CFP, and consult submission guidelines at http://www.circuitsandsecrets.com/. Submissions are welcome from all fields, disciplines, periods, and methodological approaches. This conference is […]
In a few days, we’ll be posting the Winter 2014 ACCUTE Newsletter, featuring ACCUTE sessional rep Dorothy Hadfield’s column on contract academic labour, and my own column on ACCUTE’s current attempt to develop and promulgate a “best practices” checklist for contract academic faculty in Canadian Departments of English. Please […]
Announcement: The Spring 2013 special issue of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada/Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada (BSC/SbC) on the theme of “What Is the History of (Electronic) Books?” has been made freely available online at:http://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/bsc/issue/view/1447. Taking a cue from Robert Darnton’s seminal 1982 article, the special issue seeks to […]