Friday Bulletin April 27, 2018

Published: May 16th, 2018

Category: Department Updates, Friday Bulletin, News

Graduate Student Publication

Congrats to Graduate Student Ben Smith who recently published an article in Quaternary International.  Please check out the link below for his article.  The article is called “Hunting in yellow waters: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on selective fishing on Lake Turkana” and the journal is Quaternary International.

Upcoming Events

Digital Scholarship Showcase in Haitian Studies

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 3 pm

Scott Nygren Scholars Studio, Library West RM 212

Students in HAT 3564: Haitian Culture and Society (cross-listed in African American Studies, Anthropology, and Latin American Studies) have read a variety of text to engage in critical discussions on Haiti, decolonization, and Haitian exceptionalism. To showcase their learning, students created collaborative websites centered on socio-cultural life, political history, and self-determination in Haiti. The websites cover four themes: Haitian Vodou, Haitian Women, Haitian Relations, and Haitian Culture. Students curated their digital projects by using a range of multimedia content such as videos, images, and audio clips. These projects highlight new opportunities to explore teaching, research, student learning, and e-scholarship in Haitian Studies. Please come support these students as they briefly present their work and take questions/comments about their learning experience.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Crystal Felima, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Caribbean Data Curation |

Additional Items of Interest

International Development, Community and Environment Department:

Visiting Assistant Professor, Forced Migration, Development and Displacement

Code: IDCE

The International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE) Department at Clark University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in the broad arena of forced migration, development, and displacement.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work across academic disciplines, and thrive in a diverse, creative setting. Home to five Masters programs – ES&P (MS), Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment (MS), Community Development and Planning (MA), International Development and Social Change (MA), and Global and Community Health (MHS), two dual degrees (MBA/MS-ES&P, MBA/MA-CDP), and two undergraduate majors (ES&P, International Development), IDCE is developing an exciting portfolio of trans-disciplinary focus areas that include climate change impacts and adaptation, education and development, gender and identity, health equity, and environmental health.

Candidates holding a Ph.D. are preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. Candidates must provide evidence of teaching excellence. The teaching load for this position is 3-2, with some responsibility for mentoring MA/MS/MHS students in their professional development and research projects. Courses of interest include (but are not limited to): Development and Displacement, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Cultures of Exile, and Qualitative or Quantitative Methods. We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge our focal areas in climate change, environment, and displacement.  The position is for one year starting in Fall 2018.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.  To apply to this position please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to <<>> . For any questions regarding this position, please contact Ed Carr, Director of IDCE at <<>> Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2018.


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