Affiliated Faculty Member in Art History Fall 2018
Description: The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College seeks applications for an adjunct position in Art History to teach a 200-level survey course for the 2018-19 academic year starting on September 5, 2018.
Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: The course may be focused to capitalize upon the candidates areas of specialization but this material must fall within the parameters outlined in the description below:
VM216 History of African and African Diaspora Arts examines a diverse selection of art and architecture from regional kingdoms, cultures, and religions of Africa and the African Diaspora. Artworks are contextualized within critical, discursive frameworks of ritual, performance, trade, modernism, craft, and narrative. Considers the politics of colonial history and their impact on art collecting practices and museum display. Fulfills the Aesthetics Perspective and Global Diversity requirements. (Semester varies)
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversityin people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the colleges intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service that they can contribute to our excellence in this area.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should have an academic background in art history on the graduate level, and experience teaching. Advanced Ph.D. candidates are encouraged to apply.
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 count...ries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.