Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 05/03/21

Dear All,

Please find below the latest news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies 🙂 


Just a reminder about the Call for Papers for Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Journal of Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies (JACANZS), published by ACNZSN. The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is 30 June 2021.

Dr. Jatinder Mann recently published a post in the Australian Historical Association Early Career Researchers Blog on ‘How to promote yourself in academia’.

Dr. Caroline Shenaz Hossein will be giving a Big Thinking Lecture online at the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada on ‘Canada’s hidden cooperative system: The legacy of the Black Banker Ladies’ on Tuesday 9 March 2021 at 12-1pm (ET).

The 2021 Mallory Lecture at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec (QC), Canada will be given online by Ellen Gabriel on ‘Resistance in the Time of a Pandemic’ on Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 5pm (ET).

The 2021 Eakin Lecture at MISC at McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada will be given online by Dr. Jessica Roda on ‘A Journey into Cyberfrumeminism. Women, Social Media and Religious Authority in North America’ on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 4pm (ET).

MISC in partnership with Berkeley University will also hosting a Canadian Studies Programme Colloquium online on ‘The Canadian Healthcare System: A Model for the US?’ on Tuesday 6 April 2021 at 12.30pm (PT). Participants will include Professor Gregory Marchildon and Amanda Aronczyk.

Magdalena Perzyna of the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario (ON), Canada has recently published a very topical article on ‘What does Canada’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic say about the Global Refugee Regime?’ for the Migration Initiative.


Call for Papers

17th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 5-8 December 2021, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Deadline: 1 April 2021


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art History at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Deadline: 16 March 2021

Director, Museum of Anthropology and Professor in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia – Vancouver Campus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: 24 March 2021 (noon PST)

Faculty Position in Gender Studies and Sociology (Critical Socio-Legal Studies, Indigenous Law and Transformative Justice) at Brock University, St. Catherines, ON, Canada

Deadline: 5 April 2021

Assistant Professor in Gender and Global Social Justice at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Deadline: 5 April 2021

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (Assistant Professor) in Indigenous Studies at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Deadline: 1 May 2021

Doctoral Fellowships

American Indian and Indigenous Studies – 2021-2022 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Deadline: 1 April 2021


Robert Reynolds, Shirleene Robinson, and Paul Sendziuk, In the Eye of the Storm: Volunteers and Australia’s Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis (Sydney: NewSouth Books, 2021)

The winner of the inaugural Donna Coates Prize awarded by ACNZSN was James Keating’s Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for Vote, 1880-1914 (Manchester University Press, 2020)

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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