Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 08/01/21

Dear All,

Happy New Year! I hope you had a good holiday season 🙂 This is the first fortnightly ACNZSN Newsletter of 2021. Please find below the latest news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies. As you will see there are various jobs advertised in Canada 🙂


The next instalment of the ‘Precarious Historians, Diversity & Inclusion’ webinar series on ‘Trade Unions and the Neo-Liberal University’ by the Canadian Historical Association will be taking place at 1pm (EST) on 22 January 2021. It will be chaired by Nancy Janovicek and the participants will be Godefroy Desrosiers-Lauzon, Peter McInnis, Christine Gauthier, Jeremy Milloy, Catherine Larochelle, and Janis Thiessen.



Call for Papers

‘Quebec: Past and Present – 9th Colloquium on Quebec Studies’, 12-13 March 2021, Bishops University, Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada

Deadline: 18 January 2021

‘Metis Matriarchs: Agents of Transition’

A chapter proposal is welcomed to an edited book by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon
entitled *Metis Matriarchs: Agents of Transition*, under consideration by
Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press. The book’s 20 chapters will take a
biographical case study approach in exploring the role of Metis women as
the fur trade transitioned to a sedentary economy based on agriculture and
industrialized commerce in the late 19th and early 20th century. Issues
examined can include socio-economic status, racialization, cultural
identity and adaptation, colonialism, and sexual/gender orientation. The
intended audiences are undergraduate students in Indigenous Studies, Social
Science, and Women’s and Gender Studies in North American universities and

Authors are welcomed from Canadian universities and colleges, and we
welcome co-authored chapters and proposals from both established and
emerging scholars, including graduate students. Length of abstract: 100-200

Deadline for abstract submission:  10 January 2021

Expected length of final chapter: 6,000-7,000 words.

Proposed deadline for full chapters: April 2021.

Please submit abstract proposal to Dr. Doris Jeanne MacKinnon by e-mail at


Assistant Professor in Anti-Racism in Childhood and Youth Studies at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (ON), Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies (Critical Disability Studies) at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Deadline: 15 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba (MB), Canada

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Probationary Instructor in Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream (CLTA) in Gender, Globalization and Violence at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus), Toronto, ON, Canada

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Art History & Visual Culture at Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Deadline: 29 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Popular Culture and Cultural Translation at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia (BC), Canada

Deadline: 29 January 2021

Associate Professor/Professor in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (Critical Global Racial Studies) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Social Justice and Peace Studies (3-Year Limited Term) at King’s University College, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies/Human Geography at Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta (AB), Canada

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Head and Associate or Full Professor in Community, Culture and Global Studies at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Assistant Professor in Social Sciences (Afrofeminist Studies) at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Deadline: 1 February 2021

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, United States of America

Deadline: 5 February 2021

(3) Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in Education, Health and Wellness (Indigenous Governance) at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Deadline: 14 February 2021

Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Research) at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Deadline: 15 February 2021

Assistant Professor in Native Studies (Inuit Studies) at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Deadline: 20 February 2021

Assistant Professor in Sociology (Indigenous Peoples and Society) at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Deadline: 20 February 2021

Ph.D. Studentships

‘Maritime Migrations: Transfers and Displacements in Britain’s and Australia’s Nineteenth-century Exchange’ Collaborative Doctoral Award by University of Bristol, University of Southampton, and SS Great Britain Trust

Deadline: 25 January 2021



Elisa deCourcy and Martyn Jolly, Empire, Early Photography and Spectacle: The Global Career of Showman Daguerreotypist J.W. Newland (Routledge, 2021)

Please do let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email at, which I can then include in the fortnightly newsletter. For ACNZSN to work as well as 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.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Jatinder Mann

Creator and Manager of ACNZSN

Editor-in-chief, JACANZS

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