Digital Media and Rhetoric Assistant Professor – UWaterloo

Posted on January 21, 2022

Dear SLSA, We are hiring an Assistant Professor in Digital Media and Rhetoric. I would be thrilled to work alongside a new colleague affiliated with SLSA in one way or another. Please spread the word. UWaterloo can provide a great platform for someone doing critical media studies, especially if they enjoy doing hands-on creative Continue Reading »

New Book: Scale Theory

Posted on January 10, 2022

From Josh DiCaglio: In lieu of much-missed conference mingling during covid-times, I wanted to drop a note about my book Scale Theory: A Nondisciplinary Inquiry (description at the publisher link), just out this past November from the University of Minnesota Press. The book is currently on sale for 40% off as part of UMP’s MLA virtual exhibition (see Continue Reading »

New Book: Archival Fictions

Posted on January 4, 2022

From Paul Benzon: I have a new book out that might interest some members of this list — see below and the attached file for more information, including a 30% discount code. Happy New Year to all! — “Archival Fictions is the book many of us working at the intersections of media and literature have been Continue Reading »

TT Environment Humanities job at York University, Canada

Posted on December 21, 2021

The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Environmental Humanities at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. The Humanities major brings interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives to Continue Reading »

New Book: How We Became Sensorimotor

Posted on December 14, 2021

From Mark Paterson: Please allow me to announce my book How We Became Sensorimotor: Movement, Measurement, Sensation which came out last October with University of Minnesota Press [publisher link]. It speaks to the history of neuroscience, the history of science, the social history of technology, and phenomenological investigations of movement. I was rather frustrated that work in Continue Reading »

Decodings Fall 2021 (December Edition)

Posted on December 14, 2021

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Fall 2021, Vol. 31, No.1  (December edition) *12/9/21 Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting Notes  *Committee Members and Appointments: Social Media *Membership Renewal  *Policies: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *Ombudspersons  *AnthropoScene Book Series  *European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts     SLSA Executive Committee Meeting Notes 12/9/21   Attending: Irina Continue Reading »

New Book: Connecting Literature and Science

Posted on November 9, 2021

Jay Labinger reports: I’m very happy to announce the imminent appearance of my book “Connecting Literature and Science,” which in many ways is indebted to all the invaluable interactions I’ve had with so many of you over the past three decades.  It will be published by Routledge (official date 11/19) in both hardcover and ebook Continue Reading »

Stetson University English Dept TT Asst Prof – Aug 2022

Posted on November 9, 2021

Employer Stetson University Location details Deland, FL Salary Competitive Posted Oct 21, 2021 Position type Professor, Assistant Organization type 4-year college or university Languages English Employment category Full-time Tenure Status Tenure or tenure track Location Florida Apply The Stetson University English Department is accepting applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track assistant professor to begin in Continue Reading »

New Book: Listen, we all bleed

Posted on November 2, 2021

From Mandy-Suzanne Wong: Nov 1 is publication day for Listen, we all bleed, my book of essays on nonhuman-animal voices in activist art — a project whose first spark was ignited at SLSA 2013 in Notre Dame.    In Listen, we all bleed, radical artists from around the world use recordings of nonhuman voices to plead for Continue Reading »

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Posted on November 2, 2021

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