Harvard Summer course “The Animal-Human Divide”

Harvard University will again, through its Summer School (www.summer.harvard.edu), offer an online Animal Studies course. The 2019 course, which carries the title “The Animal-Human Divide,” is offered through the Anthropology department (ANTH S-1625 (33537)). This seminar-style course, which is conducted entirely online, meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30PM beginning June 25. 

Registration closes May 20.

Re: The Death of an Adjunct

To all --

I hope that you will take the time to read The Atlantic article about Thea Hunter. I also encourage anyone who knows of any similar, verified stories of adjuncts living tenuous lives, please share them with this list. You can email them to me or simply reply to this message.

Thank you.

Howard Smead
Editor, H-Adjunct

Academic documentary about a Native American community in Brazil

Keepers of the Forest is a new, open access academic documentary produced by myself (Dr. Darren R. Reid) which explores the history and culture of the Kaingang people of southern Brazil. The film is designed to serve as an introductory text for audiences wishing to:

MediArXiv open archive officially launches!

We are thrilled to announce that MediArXiv—the free, nonprofit, scholar-led digital archive for media, film and communication studies—is officially launching this week. MediArXiv is an open platform, hosted by the Center for Open Science, for media, film, and communication scholars to upload working papers, pre-prints, accepted manuscripts (post-prints), and published manuscripts. The service accepts articles, books, and book chapters, and we plan to support multimedia submissions in the future:

https://mediarxiv.org

Re: Native American History Comprehensive Reading List

Hi Dawn,
That's wonderful that you're teaching a seminar in Native American history. Some books you might consider: Julian Barr, Peace came in the form of a woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas borderlands, Kathleen Duval, Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution, and Andrew Lipman, The Saltwater frontier: Indians and the contest for the American coast. I also like Bonds of Alliance by Brett Rushforth.

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