H-AfrArts is recruiting new Editors and Advisory Board Members!

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H-AfrArts is looking for Editors and Advisory Board Members to join the team and share duties and responsabilities on a voluntary basis.

The Editor role involves moderating discussion posts and general CfPs. There is also an exciting opportunity (optional) to develop new content based on your interest and initiative, such as developing Teaching and Research Resources, Conference Reports, and Cross-Network Projects. A minimum of one year committment is required for this role. For a full description of the duties of Editors please consult: https://networks.h-net.org/node/905/pages/80264/becoming-editor

The Advisory Board Members assist with the general development and welfare of the Network and advise Editors in cases in which there are disputes with the members (such as when a post is rejected and a subscriber appeals). A minimum of two years commitment is required for this role. To find out more, please visit: https://networks.h-net.org/h-net-advisory-board-members

 

About the Network:

H-AfrArts is an international network jointly sponsored by H-Net (Humanities Online) and ACASA (Arts Council of the African Studies Association-USA) to provide a forum for the discussion and exploration of African art and expressive culture. There are a number of reasons and benefits for joining H-AfrArts Network, these include:

Collaboration: Volunteering with an H-Net Network can be an excellent opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary and committed editorial team.

Engagement: H-AfrArts Network provides  an excellent opportunity to engage with, support, and develop your field of study.

Best Practice: H-Net is committed to supporting editorial best practices. You will receive comprehensive H-Commons online training to moderate and safeguard the content of the network.

Support: H-Net has a Home Office staffed by trained historians, an online training program, a Help Desk, and a separate space where its Editors can discuss questions and concerns relating to academic best practices and project development.

Durability: H-Net is committed to the long-term digital preservation of its academic content.

Visibility: H-Net's content is available online for free and uses an email notification system to deliver academic content directly to subscribers.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants must demonstrate expertise in African Arts and have regular and reliable access to email.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to: editorial-afrarts@mail.h-net.msu.edu

For any questions or help please contact: Helena Cantone - Advisory Board yenacanta@gmail.com

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

This is a voluntary position: The H-Net is a non-profit organization run by academics and built around a committed community of volunteers.