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Tenure-Track Asst Professor of Humanities and Communication, Embry-Riddle A U – Worldwide

Posted on February 16, 2024

Please distribute widely. Speculative fiction and/or science and media scholars with knowledge and experience related to artificial intelligence are especially encouraged to apply. ** Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Humanities and Communication (Artificial Intelligence Specialization) The College of Arts & Sciences (COAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide Campus (ERAU-W) seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with a Ph.D. in English, Continue Reading »

New Book: Mutant Narratives in Ecological Science Fiction

Posted on January 18, 2024

With great pleasure, I invite you to celebrate the publication of my new book, Mutant Narratives in Ecological Science Fiction: Thinking with Embodied Estrangement. There are two events, one in Helsinki and another in Turku – I hope to see you in one of them! Details below. Many thanks to all the ISSN members who have Continue Reading »

New Book: The Climate Action Almanac

Posted on January 18, 2024

Our Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University has just launched The Climate Action Almanac, a free digital collection of fiction, nonfiction, and art exploring positive climate futures, grounded in real science and in the complexities of diverse human and physical geographies. The book, which imagines climate action as growing up and out Continue Reading »

Mellon Postdoc Fellowship in Disability Studies at Brown University

Posted on January 11, 2024

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2024-26: Disability Studies Position Description The Department of American Studies and the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) at Brown University invite applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Disability Studies. This position is to be held jointly at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and the Department of American Continue Reading »

New Book: What We Teach When We Teach DH

Posted on January 9, 2024

We are tremendously thrilled to announce that our edited volume, What We Teach When We Teach DH: Digital Humanities in the Classroom, has just been released in glorious print by the University of Minnesota Press. It’s the newest member of the Debates in the Digital Humanities series, which is edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren Continue Reading »

Director and Assoc/Full Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability, U of Cinn.

Posted on December 26, 2023

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious Continue Reading »

Lecturer in Medical Humanities at Rice University

Posted on December 22, 2023

Janice G. Doty LecturerMedical Humanities Rice University Location Houston, Texas Open Date Dec 18, 2023 Deadline Feb 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time Description The Medical Humanities Program at Rice University seeks to appoint a lecturer in the School of Humanities to teach courses that engage with ethics and equity issues in health and Continue Reading »

Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Humanities Research Institute at Rice University

Posted on December 22, 2023

The Medical Humanities Research Institute at Rice University seeks to appoint one postdoctoral fellow with a PhD in the humanities, interpretive social sciences, or the arts for AY 2024-25, to participate in our Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, “Reimagining Technologies of Care: Racial Health Equity and Data Justice.”  The Medical Humanities Research Institute includes Continue Reading »

Decodings Winter 2023 (December 1 edition)

Posted on December 12, 2023

DECODINGSSociety for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Winter 2023, Vol. 34, No.1 (December 1 edition)  *SLSA 2024: Climate (Dallas) *Executive & Business Meeting Notes*SLSA Awards: Essay, Book, Lifetime and Travel Stipends*Social Media Liaisons* Policies:Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech & Call for Ombudspersons*New Book Series: Proximities: Experiments in Nearness *AnthropoScene Book Series *European Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Continue Reading »

New Book: The Perception Machine

Posted on November 9, 2023

This book investigates the future of digital imaging and human perception in the age of AI, while trying to imagine ways of rendering a better future. THE PERCEPTION MACHINE: OUR PHOTOGRAPHIC FUTURE BETWEEN THE EYE AND AI by Joanna Zylinska Thanks to MIT Press’s Direct to Open program, The Perception Machine is freely available to download: https://direct.mit.edu/books/oa-monograph/5687/The-Perception-MachineOur-Photographic-Future Paper copies are Continue Reading »