Letter in Support of Vkhutemas: Laboratory of the Avant-garde, 1920-1930, at the Cooper Union. Please read and consider signing:

The Cooper Union leadership decided to indefinitely postpone the opening of the exhibition “Vkhutemas: Laboratory of the Avant-garde, 1920-1930” - a few hours before the exhibition was scheduled to open. Neither the decision-making process nor the timeline going forward have been made public; little has been reported on this except for this short write-up in the Architect's Newspaper. A number of colleagues on SHERA: Society of Historians of E. Euro., Eurasian & Russian Art & Arch.

The Disability History Association is looking for a Director of Records (a.k.a Secretary)!

Dear All:

Would you like to be involved in supporting and promoting disability history? The Disability History Association’s Board of Directors is seeking applications for a Director of Records (aka, Secretary). This is a volunteer non-profit Board position. The term is three years.

Elders of the Internet video

Working with Imagination, a Chicago marketing firm, RAILS (a regional library system in Illinois) produced a short video entitled Elders of the Internet. The video, starring Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Making It, Good Omens, etc.), addresses why libraries are more important than ever in the age of the Internet. (Source: RAILS, Feb. 13. 2020)


Medieval Academy survey of contingent, unaffiliated, and academic-adjacent scholars (forward)

Dear fellow medievalists,

The Medieval Academy of America has recently assembled an Ad Hoc Committee on Professional Diversity to support our medievalist colleagues working in contingent, unaffiliated, and academic-adjacent capacities. These scholars - growing in number - often struggle to continue their work as medievalists, and the Committee is charged with assessing their unmet needs and making recommendations to MAA leadership so we may all benefit from their continued participation in the field.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Gimelstob Visiting Scholar of Judaic Studies Spring, 2020


The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters

Florida Atlantic University

Thanks to the generous support of the Gimelstob endowment in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the college invites applications for the Gimelstob Visiting Scholar of Judaic Studies. This professorship will be awarded through a competitive process for a one-semester appointment.

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