Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 11/12/20

Dear All,

Please find below the latest news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies. It is especially good to see jobs advertised apart from Canada 🙂 This will also be the last ACNZSN fortnightly newsletter of 2020 as in two weeks time it will be Christmas Day, and as dedicated as I am to the network, I plan on spending the day with my family here in Hong Kong 🙂 

News:

The Australian Centre for Public History at University Technology Sydney has a Research Assistant Database for any research project investigators looking for research assistants.

You can view the latest issue of Inroads, the Canadian Journal of Opinion here.

The Canadian Historical Association (CHA) has created a special emergency fund for graduate students (to a maximum of $500 per applicant) who are CHA members in good standing to conduct primary archival research in the amount of $10,000.00. The fund will be distributed in January 2021 (up to a maximum of $5,000 based on the number of qualified applications received) and June 2021 (up to a maximum of $5,000 based on the number of qualified applications received). The fund is open to all graduate students who are members in good standing of the CHA, although preference will be given to PhD students who have finished their exams and are working on their thesis. The application deadlines are 22 January and 25 June 2021. The CHA Treasurer is responsible for overseeing the distribution of the funds. Decisions will be communicated at the end of January and again at the end of June. For further details log-on as a member on the CHA website.

A recording of the J. D. Stout Annual Lecture by Max Rashbrooke on ‘A country of two halves’ at the Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand is available to view here.

 

Opportunities:

Call for Papers

Canadian Sociological Association 2021 Conference on ‘Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization’

Deadline: 29 January 2021

Emerging Scholars’ Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries
18th Annual Conference on ‘Diversity in/of/around Canada – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Canadian Diversity’,  16–17 September 2021, University of Trier, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Deadline: 30 April 2021

Jobs

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Politics (Black Politics) at York University, Toronto, Ontario (ON), Canada

Extended Deadline: 15 December 2020

Lecturer in Indigenous Studies at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Deadline: 3 January 2021

Assistant/Associate Professor in Indigenous Studies (Nsyilxcn Language Fluency) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, British Columbia (BC), Canada

Deadline: 5 January 2021

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Deadline: 5 January 2021

Assistant Professor in English and Cultural Studies (Black Anglophone Literature) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2021

Associate/Full Professor in Francophone Studies and African Transcultural Studies at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2021

Canada Research Chair Positions – Tier 1/Tier 2 (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) at Western University, London, Ontario (ON), Canada

Deadline: 24 January 2021

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Deadline: 28 January 2021

Associate/Full Professor in Politics and International Studies (Gender and Politics) at the University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (Assistant or Associate Professor) in Indigenous Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Deadline: 8 February 2021

 

Publications:

Laurie K. Bertram, The Viking Immigrants: Icelandic North Americans (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020)

Heidi Bohaker, Doodem and Council Fire: Anishinaabe Governance through Alliance (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020)

Brian GettlerColonialism’s Currency: Money, State, and First Nations in Canada, 1820-1950 (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press [MQUP], 2020)

Kassandra Luciuk and Nicole Marie Burton, Enemy Alien:  A True Story of Life behind Barbed Wire (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2020)

Sasha Mullally and David WrightForeign Practices: Immigrant Doctors and the History of Canadian Medicare (Montreal & Kingston: MQUP, 2020)

Roy Henry Patterson and Jennifer Jones, On Taungurung Land: Sharing History and Culture (Canberra: ANU Press, 2020)

 

Please do let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email at acnzsn@gmail.com, which I can then include in the fortnightly newsletter. For ACNZSN to work as well it can, it will be great to receive contributions from its supporters 🙂 I would also encourage you to subscribe to its blog (so you are able to receive this newsletter directly into your Inbox), and follow/or like its social media platforms on Facebook and Twitter.

All that is left for me to say is Happy Holidays to you all from ACNZSN! 2020 has been a real stinker of a year, overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic…But the creation of ACNZSN was for me personally quite a bright spot professionally in what has been a dark year. I am truly grateful for the positive feedback that I have received from people all over the world about the network, and also the appreciation for my efforts in sharing news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies 🙂 After a well-deserved break over Christmas and New Year’s I look forward to returning to work on ACNZSN in the new year, and 2021 promises to be an exciting one for the network! 🙂

 

Best Wishes,

Dr. Jatinder Mann

Creator and Manager of ACNZSN

Editor-in-chief, JACANZS

 

  

  

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